Easily soothe sore muscles with the futuristic xCore

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Working out is great for the mind and body — science says so! In fact, the American Psychological Association reports moving your muscles reduces anxiety and enhances your mood. But while, yes, the benefits of exercise are numerous, sometimes the aftermath isn't pretty. After a good workout, we sometimes find ourselves sore and aching rather than just pumping with endorphins.

It doesn't have to be that way. Athletic recovery is easier than ever with the xCore RU121222-56. A kind of vest you wrap around your waist, it uses heat and vibration to soothe your muscles. While a futuristic piece of technology like this may sound like it would cost a pretty penny, it's currently available for only $149. Yep, for less than $150, you can quickly transform the way your body feels after a workout.

Here's how it works: When you wrap the xCore around your abdomen and turn it on, it'll start warming up in certain parts or moving in others (or both at the same time!). The targeted heat and vibration aim to reduce soreness and ease pain by loosening your muscles and increasing blood flow. Once you're done, you'll be feeling better and ready to move again. Science backs it up — applying heat to muscles after a workout can reduce delayed onset muscle soreness, according to Healthline, and massages have long been touted as a way to alleviate pain. 

We also love that the xCore has been ergonomically designed, so it's comfortable to wear and easy to put on and take off. In general, the ease of the xCore is one of its biggest strengths: Unlike other pain recovery methods, there's no work on your part except slipping a garment on and off. It couldn't be simpler!

Change the way you do your workouts and get the xCore RU121222-56 for only $149 now.

Prices subject to change.