Why beware of cheap massage guns?

Today’s range of massage devices is very rich. It can be difficult to navigate through the large number of products. In particular, pistol-shaped vibrating massagers have recently come to the fore . Financial considerations play an important role in their choice. But buying the cheapest product on the market will not guarantee our 100% satisfaction

Therefore, it is worth thinking through your expectations and investing in a quality massager. It will be respectful of our health and comfort, which should be our number one priority. At the same time, it will last for years of reliable operation and, as a result, the wallet will not suffer as much as it might seem at first. That is why cheap guns are not very worthwhile.

Who are the guns for?

Massage guns are designed for top and recreational athletes. But they can also be used by people who want to use them for home use. If you are thinking about buying a massage gun, you must have used Google, Seznam or the price comparison engine Heureka to make your decision. The range of massage guns is large, but they vary greatly in price. The price range of massage guns ranges from 299 crowns up to 16,000 crowns. So how do you make the right choice based on your lifestyle and needs? And why not be tempted by the lower price of a massage gun? Find out in this article.

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Massage vibration machines are very helpful for people’s health. Whether it is muscle pain, back pain or any other part, using vibration will help eliminate pain and muscle discomfort. Moreover, they can reduce the recovery time after exercise and reduce lactic acid production in the muscles. Thus, they are especially helpful for athletes, who should not lack them in their sports equipment.

The differences are in the quality of the massage gun

Every massage gun has its certain standards and characteristics. Mostly, however, they all have one thing in common – and that is the same “T” shape. The only difference here is the size. Of course, there are smaller and larger variants of massage guns. There are also exceptions that resemble a triangle in shape. However, the big differences between them are determined by their quality, which is hidden in the important parameters to which you should pay the most attention. Cheap does not necessarily mean good. In the case of massage guns, it is worth investing in more expensive ones.

For your better decision-making and clarity, we will break down these parameters individually:

1) Performance

Performance is the most basic thing you should look at. In layman s terms, when a massage gun has a higher wattage, it has a higher hitting power. This ensures that it can massage the muscle to a greater depth. Thus, power is linked to the interplay of higher pulse frequency and amplitude, which determines how deeply the gun penetrates muscle groups. The pulse strength of massage guns ranges from 2000 to 3200 BPM. The higher the interplay of these points, the more intense the massage will be. Since not everyone is comfortable with strong intensity, you should choose a massage gun that offers a wider range of intensities.

With cheaper massage guns, the power is always lower. The weaker motor in cheap guns does not have the “power” to penetrate deeper into the muscles and its massage only works superficially. Even if you apply more pressure to the massaged area, the motor in the massage gun will slow down and then stop. Don’t expect a cheap massage gun to massage you sufficiently. It may give you a relaxing experience, but if you are targeting the pain of a particular body part, it won’t deal with your pain problem very successfully. So, it is useless to buy the cheapest one on the market even if you want to use the massage gun only for home use as it will not guarantee you any result.

2) Massage gun intervention in the massaged area

You should also pay attention to the intervention of the massage gun into the muscle tissue. The amplitude should range from 6 mm to 16 mm. The deeper the hit, the more thorough the massage. As described above, when choosing a massage gun, the power, pulse frequency and amplitude should be taken into account. If these points show higher values, the massage will always be more intense. Therefore, better quality guns are equipped with protection modes and the possibility to choose the intensity at your discretion. There are massage guns that have built-in modes that stop the massage if you exceed the time limit. This is to prevent damage to the muscles or any other part of the body being massaged.

3) Noise and handling of the massage gun

How can you tell a poor quality massage gun at first glance? The typical sign is noisiness and shaking hands during the massage. This alone evokes the feeling that the device is about to break. This is because there is a cheaper motor in these guns that is not as powerful and therefore causes an unpleasant noise. The cheap massagers do not use quality material, so logically the price is significantly lower compared to the others. These are mostly cheap plastic massage guns.

The volume of the massage guns is up to 55 dB, and at higher values the massaging process is very noisy, even irritating for some. A massage gun should have lower sound levels because you will not relax during the massage

Here we have presented the most debatable parameters to help you choose the right massage gun for your needs. We could also look back at the size and weight of the massage gun. The more powerful massage guns for top athletes are obviously heavier, and they also contain more attachments. For example, the MISURA MB1 Pro massage gun weighs a kilo and contains six attachments, while also offering a crescent head. This head is interesting in shape and suitable for massaging arms, thighs or calves.It has aroused a great response among athletesprecisely because such a head shape is not yet offered by other massage guns.

The crescent-shaped head

When we say the word massage, we usually think of back and neck massage. But our feet and hands also deserve to be regenerated and massaged. The MISURA massage gun contains one head that is designed for massaging the legs, arms and shoulders. We are talking about the crescent head, which is suitable for massaging these areas thanks to its ergonomic shape. Thanks to its pressure pulses, it reaches deep into the muscle tissue, thus ensuring proper blood circulation and also allowing pain and relief.

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Why is the massage gun useful?

Although the name of the gun may be a bit misleading for an ignorant person, it is a peaceful and very useful device that has proven itself not only with top athletes. Thanks to its features, the massage gun has also become known to people who are not involved in professional sports. However, they are bothered by back pain or other parts of the body that limit them in their everyday life. What is the massage gun useful for?

  • it speeds up blood flow
  • relieves muscle tension
  • speeds up rehabilitation after injury and recovery after sports performance
  • helps healing of scars
  • increases lymph flow
  • helps reduce fatigue

Types of MISURA massage guns and their comparison

MISURA offers three types of massage guns, MB1Pro, MB3 and MB4, which have a different range of capabilities and features. The first type includes a pack of six heads that can be used on different parts of the body. The smaller MB3 and MB4 types include four heads. It’s simple. Just swap the attachments and you can give a massage to the tibia, for example. In terms of volume, the MISURA guns emit only 35 decibels. They are therefore very quiet, so they won’t disturb you while you relax. Moreover, they reach muscle tissues up to 12 mm deep, which massages the body part very well. You can read more about them below and choose the best one for you.

MB1Pro massage gun

MB1Pro massage gun

Massage gun MB1Pro, 25 x 7.5 x 22 cm, Operating time 8 hours, Battery Li-ion 2500mA, Package includes Massage device, 6x massage head, Power adapter,…

167.0 €

Model MISURA MB1 Pro

The MISURA MB1 Pro massage gun is an innovative quality massage device that reaches deep into the muscle tissue with its pressure pulses. This results in better blood circulation, the breakdown of lactic acid, and also accelerates regeneration. Another advantage is its quiet mode, which reaches a maximum of 35 decibels. Together with the gun, six massage heads are included in the package , which can be used on different parts of the body. It also offers the option of five speed modes, allowing you to indulge in a massage that suits your needs. The massage gun is equipped with two modes, namely manual and SMART mode, which activates the smart pressure measurement technology. The intensity of the massage is then adapted to your requirements.

Model MISURA MB3

The MISURA MB3 massage gun is a smaller massage device that allows easy handling thanks to its ergonomic non-slip handle. It is lightweight but also quiet when in use, reaching only 35 decibels. It has the advantage of a variable four-stage frequency and an intelligent vibration pressure sensing mode that adapts to the user’s needs. Using the amplitudes, you can indulge in a massage to suit your taste. It includes four replacement heads that can be used on different parts of the body. This massage gun also works as a power bank, so you can charge your phone while you exercise. Use the massage to achieve relaxed muscles and improved blood circulation.

MB3 massage gun

MB3 massage gun

Massage gun MB3, 14.5 x 9 x 4.5 cm, Operating time 3-4 hours, Li-ion battery 2000mAh, Package includes Massage device, 4x massage head, Instructions

Massage gun MB4

Massage gun MB4

Massage gun MB4, 14.5 x 9 x 4.5 cm, Operating time 3-4 hours, Li-ion battery 2000mAh, Package includes Massage device, 4x massage head, Instructions

100.0 €

Model MISURA MB4

The MISURA MB4 massage gun is a lightweight massage device that uses pulsating vibrations to contribute to total body performance. Its pressure pulses reach muscle groups up to a depth of 6 mm. The massage achieves relaxed muscles and eliminates pain. It is a small device that has a power of up to 2800 revolutions per minute. The package also includes four heads that can be used on different parts of the body. It can also be considered as a great advantage that it serves as a power bank, so while you are exercising, you can charge your phone through the massage gun.

Muscle massage – what it is good for and how it works

Muscle massage is a part of life for athletes and people who don’t do sports that much. Before any massage it is important to relax and be sufficiently warmed up. During the massage, the muscles are relaxed, the pain is removed, and the blood circulation is also stimulated. Thanks to regular massage, fatiguing substances, which we consider to be lactic acid, carbon dioxide or creatinine, are then removed. The tendons and muscles are then better blooded and do not develop painful stiffness, which causes pain due to the lack of blood circulation.

The muscles are then not as efficient, and massage is the solution that will cope with both flaccid and stiff muscles. No part of the body should be forgotten and therefore every muscle in the body should be given a massage. MISURA massage guns contain up to six heads that can be used on a given part of the body. In the package we find a forked, spiral, flat, crescent and air cushion head. All heads are ergonomically shaped for the body part in question.

How to choose the most suitable massage gun for you?

Since every person has a different lifestyle, you need to think about whether the massage gun you choose will be suitable for you. Do you do any sports at a professional level or do you play active sports more for your physical and mental well-being? Think about your future use of the massage gun. Or do you just want to use it for the occasional stiff neck problem? Relatively speaking, we can consider a “quality” gun to be one whose price is over 1000 crowns.

So the question is what you want to use the massage gun for. It is worth investing in the MB3 type, which is most suitable for home use, but will also gain popularity from active athletes who exercise mainly for pleasure. You can read more about this type of massage gun here.

If you are an active athlete and fill your free time with sports activities or working out, then invest more in a massage gun. This is what the MB4 type massage gun, which is suitable for this group of athletes, does for you. You can read more about this type of massage gun here.

Massage gun as the most suitable massage device?

It is the massage gun that seems to be the most suitable massage device due to its shape. These usually offer multiple attachments for massage. Common sense may logically tell us that it is best to choose the one whose package contains more attachments. Since each attachment is designed for a different part of the body, it is important to keep in mind that massage is not about quantity but quality. The device must work in such a way as to help the person concerned with his pain. Therefore, it is also necessary to look at how deeply the massage gun can reach the muscles when choosing one.

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mb3-massage-gun

Why is muscle massage important?

Muscle massage is a part of life for athletes and people who are not involved in sports. Before any massage it is important to relax and be sufficiently warmed up. During the massage , the muscles are relaxed, the pain is removed, and the blood circulation is also stimulated.

Thanks to regular massage, fatiguing substances, which we consider to be lactic acid, carbon dioxide or creatinine, are then removed. The tendons and muscles are then better blooded and do not develop painful stiffness, which causes pain due to the lack of blood circulation. The muscles are then not as efficient, and massage is the solution that will cope with both flaccid and stiff muscles.

No part of the body should be forgotten and therefore every muscle in the body should be given a massage. The MISURA massage gun contains up to six heads that can be used on a given part of the body. In the package we find a forked, spiral, flat, crescent and air cushion head. All heads are ergonomically shaped for the body part in question.

Why use the massage gun after exercise?

Every exercise requires subsequent recovery. Rest, rest and muscle massage are recommended. The massage stimulates the muscles and relieves tension in them. In addition, it allows you to enjoy a pleasant relaxation after a busy day. That is why there are massage devices that help you with regeneration. With the MISURA massager, you will find a spherical head that, when used, reaches muscle groups up to 12 mm deep. This quickly dissolves the lactic acid that is produced by physical exertion and thus relieves tension in the muscles. It is therefore suitable for bulk muscle groups such as thighs, calves, waist, hips and arms.

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