MASSEUSE IN A SUIT­CASE

Runner's World (UK) - - Tech Special -

Nor­matec Pulse Leg Re­cov­ery Sys­tem

These in­flat­able leg sleeves have five zones that com­press and pulse, work­ing from your feet up to your hips, to in­crease blood flow and speed up re­cov­ery. A recharge­able com­pres­sor lets you con­trol the ses­sion du­ra­tion and the amount of squeeze.

From $1,495, (£1,165), nor­mate­cre­cov­ery.com

LIGHT THER­APY

Lu­mi­wave

In­frared light has been used for a while by sports doc­tors to re­duce pain and trig­ger heal­ing of in­flamed tis­sues. This home model has 50 LED lights per pod to de­liver in­vis­i­ble light to sore mus­cles and aching joints.

£677, ama­zon.co.uk

THE TENDERISER

Hyper­ice Hyper­sphere

This plas­tic-and-rub­ber ball has a pow­er­ful mo­tor that vi­brates at three speeds for dif­fer­ent mas­sage in­ten­si­ties; we like the gen­tlest for rolling out back mus­cles, and the strong­est set­ting to pen­e­trate into your glutes.

£107.99, wig­gle.co.uk

PRE-GAME COOLDOWN

Dhamas­port Pro

The Dhamas­port is a bat­tery-pow­ered ther­mo­elec­tric unit that’s worn on your wrist, chill­ing it to trig­ger a cool­ing re­sponse and de­lay the on­set of fa­tigue. Soak it with wa­ter and turn it to one of three cool­ing set­tings.

£144, dhamain­no­va­tions.com

PHONE-POW­ERED RE­COV­ERY

Pow­er­dot Uno Mus­cle Stim­u­la­tor

This taps into your smart-phone, mak­ing it the most por­ta­ble elec­tri­cal stim­u­la­tion sys­tem we’ve ever tried. The pod, when paired via Blue­tooth, sends elec­tri­cal pulses to con­tract ten­der mus­cles, aid­ing postrun re­cov­ery.

$249 (£194), pow­er­dot.com

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