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Olympians + Massage: Abby Wambach

Abby Wambach is a two-time Olympic gold medalist and 2015 World Cup champion, and massage therapy contributed to her success on the field. Watch as she shares how massage therapy impacted her training as an Olympic athlete.

Abby and other elite athletes dicsussed massage therapy and their athletic careers at the AMTA 2016 National Convention.

Watch: Abby Wambach on the Health Benefits of Massage

Get to Know Abby Wambach in Massage Therapy Journal

“Massage therapy enables you to bounce back so much more quickly after a game and be able to compete at the highest level,” Wambach explains. “Players are always getting bigger, faster and stronger, so it’s critical to maintain your level of fitness and strength throughout your career. Both nutrition and massage therapy are critical pieces of the puzzle.”

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