This simple tool fixes one of the biggest problems people have after a workout

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For many, sore legs, arms, and abdominals are trophies after a long workout.

Whether you were lifting weights or enjoying a pilates class, feeling the burn afterwards can make you feel like you got something out of your time.

But sore muscles can make the most mundane tasks — sitting down, picking up your work bag off the ground, and even laughing — painful, so it’s important to alleviate them after a workout.

In this vein, Body Back Company’s Body Back Buddy Trigger Point Therapy Self Massage Tool offers an easy and affordable way to treat all those hard-to-reach areas.

The ergonomic, S-shaped massage cane is specially designed to make relieving muscle spasms and knots as simple as lifting the handles or sliding the cane side to side. Because of its light weight (1.25 pounds) moving the Body Back Buddy requires minimal effort, and its 11 strategically placed therapy knobs let you massage those difficult areas (like your back and neck) with ease.

Some knobs are even shaped to mimic the feel of a massage therapist’s elbows or thumbs so you can customise how much pressure you’re applying to a particular area.

With over 3,700 rave reviews on Amazon (it currently holds a 4.7/5 rating on the site), investing in the Body Back Buddy seems like a no-brainer. Users love this tool because it makes locating and treating trigger points surprisingly easy. Some reviewers mentioned they noticed their chronic soreness significantly reduced after using the Body Back Buddy for a few weeks.

Whether you are trying to exercise more in 2017 or relieve back pain after hunching over your computer all week, the Body Back Buddy is a worthwhile investment for anyone with sore muscles.

Body Back Company’s Trigger Point Therapy Self-Massage Tool, $A40.15

This article was originally published on 1/11/2017.

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