MASSEUSE IN A SUITCASE
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
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.
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.
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.
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