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The firefly™ device has recovery benefits for sports people across many sports. Take a look at how it can help you in your chosen sport. 

Triathlon

The demand of 3 disciplines back-to-back requires a high volume of training, leaving limited time for recovery.

Use The firefly™ device as part of a time efficient recovery protocol to succeed.

The firefly™ device for triathletes*

  • Cycling for up to 2 hours - wear The firefly™ device for 4 hours
  • Cycling for 2-6 hours - wear The firefly™ device for 6+ hours
  • Running up to 1 hour or 30 minute intervals - wear The firefly™ device for 4 hours
  • Running 1-2 hours - wear The firefly™ device for 6 hours
  • Running over 2 hours - wear The firefly™ device for 8+ hours

*The firefly™ device is most beneficial after hard cycling and running sessions due to the demand on the muscles in the lower body.

 

Football

A football season can have upto 60 games per year

The inability to recover between games is dangerous to a player, with fatigue being the most common cause of muscle injury in football. Keep your players off the bench with The firefly™ device.

The firefly™ device in football

  • More than 60 minutes play - wear The firefly™ device for a minimum of 6 hours post game.
  • Less than 60 minutes play - wear The firefly™ device for a minimum of 4 hours post game
  • Reduce muscle stiffness by wearing The firefly™ device during travel to and from away games.

Rugby

RUGBY UNION AND RUGBY LEAGUE ARE HIGHLY INTENSIVE EXPLOSIVE SPORTS WITH PHYSICAL CONTACT.

The demands of rugby affect the body’s ability to recover quickly. The firefly™ device will help you get back on the field sooner.

The firefly™ device for rugby

  • Play over 60 minutes - wear The firefly™ device for a minimum 6 hours
  • Play less than 60 minutes - wear The firefly™ device for a minimum of 4 hours
  • Clive recommends using The firefly™ device during travel to and from away games to prevent muscle stiffness.

Endorsed by Clive Brewer, Head of Strength and Conditioning at Widnes Vikings Rugby League

 

Hockey

THE FIREFLY™ DEVICE IS VALUABLE IN A SPORT SUCH AS HOCKEY WHERE THEY PLAY MULTIPLE GAMES OVER CONSECUTIVE DAYS.

The ability to return an athlete back to baseline is a key determinant for success, The firefly™ device aids this recovery process.

The firefly™ device in hockey

  • After a full 70 minutes on pitch or high intensity game use The firefly™ device for 6 hours
  • Played as substitute for part of the game or it was low intensity use The firefly™ device for 4 hours
  • Benefit from fresh legs by wearing The firefly™ device during travel to and from games

Endorsed by David Hamilton, S&C Coach (GB Women's Hockey Bronze Medal Winners, London 2012 Olympics)

 

Running

RUNNING HAS A HIGH IMPACT ON THE LOWER LIMBS DUE TO LOAD AND FORCE PLACED ON THE JOINTS DURING MOVEMENT.

The speed and distance of your run will determine rate of recovery. The firefly™ device is beneficial to your recovery after a high exertion run.

The firefly™ device for runners*

  • 0-1 hours/30 mins interval training - wear The firefly™ device for 4 hours
  • 1-2 hours/ 45 mins interval training - wear The firefly™ device for 6 hours
  • 2+ hours/ 60 mins interval training - wear The firefly™ device for 8+ hours

*Use The firefly™ device for longer following increased training demand due the unaccustomed load on your body.

Cycling

CYCLISTS COVER HIGH MILEAGE WEEK IN, WEEK OUT. AN INABILITY TO RECOVER BETWEEN RIDES HAS A DETRIMENTAL EFFECT ON PERFORMANCE.

Relieve muscle soreness quickly with The firefly™ device and get back on your bike sooner.

The firefly™ device for cyclists*

  • Up to 2 hours - wear The firefly™ device for 4 hours
  • 2-6 hours - wear The firefly™ device for 6+ hours

*Increasing the intensity or distance of the cycle ride has an impact on the length of time you need to use The firefly™ device for because your body is not used to the unaccustomed load.

Tennis

THE MODERN GAME IS GRUELLING FOR PLAYERS WITH GAMES LASTING LONGER THAN EVER.

Recovery is an important focus for players when preparing for a match. Get back on the court faster with The firefly™ device.

The firefly™ device in tennis

  • We recommend wearing The firefly™ device for a 4 hours post match (wear for 6 hours if match exceeds 2 hours).
  • Ideal for tournaments as The firefly™ device can be worn between matches or in the evening on back-to-back match days.
  • Wear The firefly™ device for 4 hours after training when you have really exerted yourself on court.

Weightlifting

CONSTANTLY PUSHING THE BOUNDARIES TO GET STRONGER AND LIFT HEAVIER LEAVES MUSCLES FEELING SORE.

Using The firefly™ device as part of your recovery cycle allows you to recover quicker, train harder and become stronger.

The firefly™ device in weightlifting

  • After Olympic lifting or explosive training sessions - wear The firefly™ device for 6 hours
  • Use The firefly™ device for 4 hours after a heavy 'leg' training session
  • On days where you train twice use The firefly™ device between sessions to fully recover and optimise training performance.

Rugby 7s

PLAYERS PLAY REPEATEDLY ON THE SAME DAY DURING TOURNAMENTS WITH LITTLE RECOVERY TIME.

The physiological demands of the game accelerates the onset of fatigue and predisposes players to injury. Recover quickly between games with The firefly™ device.

The firefly™ device for Rugby 7s

  • To maximise recovery between games use for 1-2 hours.
  • Recommended use of 6 hours after the game to return to play feeling fresher the next day.
  • A convenient recovery tool to wear during bus journeys and flights with added travel healthcare benefits.

Endorsed by Ian Crump (England Women's S&C Coach)