Percussion guns are the latest trend in sports massage therapy. Many athletes such as NBA player Kyrie Irving was seen using one on a court bench. As well as some famous figures like singer Joe Jonas and DJ Diplo have one of their own for traveling or personal use.
But most popular massage guns in the market can cost around $400 and $600. So, what is the best massage gun to use for people who are not in the NBA and just want to use it every now and then?
For only C$249.99, the Booster X2 does exactly what most of these expensive massage guns can do, but with even more features.
Some massage guns only carry one massage head and, if lucky, three strength settings–low, medium, and high. However, the Booster X2 has five strength settings
Booster X2’s battery is as easy to recharge as charging your smartphone and only needs 90 minutes to work for up to 4 hours.
Although most percussion guns can look and sound like a power drill, the Booster X2 emits a more muffled sound that won’t annoy your next-door
The hype for these percussion massage guns lay within the health benefits it brings to those who frequently go through percussion therapy. Pro athletes and bodybuilders tend to put a lot of strain and stress into their muscle in order for it to grow stronger, which can lead to discomfort and limited body movements.
The percussion gun transfers the vibration to the superficial layer of the body rather than the actual muscle. Unlike IASTM tools, it doesn’t manipulate the fascia nor does it get rid of muscle knots. But, it provides relief to muscle pain and discomfort, while also improving your mind’s health.
When used correctly, the Booster X2 can help increase blood flow and lower your cortisol levels, which is a hormone linked to causing stress. You know that feeling when your morning alarm is at maximum volume and sounds like an emergency siren? That is the cortisol triggering your stress level and forcing you to wake up.
But this doesn’t necessarily mean only trainers can use a percussion gun. Sitting on your desk all day long can eventually cause sore and stiffness to your lower back, arms