It's been said that recovery is the next frontier of sports
physiology and science. We tend to agree. And at the forefront of this
rising wave is the Marc Pro Muscle Recovery and Conditioning Device.
This device uses electrical stimuli to shorten recovery time and to
increase the effectiveness of your training. Yes, at first, it's a
little intimidating to apply electrodes to your own body, but the
results speak for themselves.
Here's how it works: The Marc Pro sends electrical pulses via four
electrodes that you place at the muscle groupings of your choosing.
These electrodes connect to the Marc Pro main unit in pairs, two and
two. At the interface of the machine, you're able to target these
electrodes with two independent dials that control the output of the
signal. So, if your right quad needs a little more juice than, say, your
calf, you're able to send a stronger signal as necessary. But what's
the benefit of the Marc Pro and why should you use it?
Well, the use of the Marc Pro is actually hidden in its name — "MARC"
is actually an acronym for "Muscle Activated Recovery Cascade." The
electrical impulses create non-fatiguing muscle contractions that
stimulate the production and activation of Nitric Oxide in the body.
Essentially, this chemical dilates the blood vessels, which, in turn,
leads to an increase in oxygenated bloodflow and nutrients to the
desired area. As a result, post-exercise residual waste and deoxygenated
blood is "flushed" from the fatigue areas. And by performing this task
without any added fatigue, the recovery process is heavily accelerated.
And needless to say, accelerated recovery leads to a decrease in
downtime between your workouts. Accordingly, your training programs are
able to be closer together, more targeted, and increasingly purposeful.
Secondly, when the MARC process occurs regularly, Marc Pro's research
has shown that a process called angiogenisis occurs. Basically, this
means that your muscles develop more capillary blood vessels over time,
which equates to the receiving of more oxygenated blood come race day.
And of equal importance, it creates a more effective natural waste
removal come recovery time. Ultimately, according to Marc Pro, your
muscles' performance capacity will increase over time. Perform stronger
and recover faster — not a bad deal.
The Marc Pro Muscle Recovery and Conditioning Device come equipped
with six reusable four-packs of electrodes, an AC charger, a padded
carrying case, two connection wires, an instructional booklet, and the
main device itself. Please take note that this device is not intended to
be used for therapy or treatment of medical diseases or medical
conditions. We cannot strongly advise enough that you read the
accompanying literature before using the Marc Pro Muscle Recovery and
Conditioning Device for the first time.
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- Faster recovery
- More frequent workouts
- Increase in capillary blood vessels