Wondering what those purple circular marks are on some athletes that you’ve seen competing this year? They’re bruises from cupping. And no, get your dirty mind out of the gutter…or is that just me? Keep reading…

Cupping is a world renowned alternative medicine originally found in Asian culture. It is said to ease the recovery of overworked muscles. This year, Olympians seem to be eating it up! If it’s good for Michael Phelps and all his medals…it has to be good for you, even if it’s only all in your mind.

Check out a little preview in the videos. Let me know if you’re down to give it a try.