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As athletes, we all experience sore muscles, and a bit of self-massage can make a huge difference in our recovery and enjoyment of subsequent training sessions. The Stick is one of the simplest, yet most effective massage tools available, and an ideal gift for every type of runner. The Stick consists of a series of plastic spindles surrounding a center rod, with hand grips at either end. The Stick is easily rolled over muscles throughout the body, smoothing and soothing soreness and helping to flush lactic acid, thus speeding recovery. For runners who travel frequently, The Stick even comes in a convenient travel size.