Weight: 41.7 g
Dimensions: 3.38 x 1.85 x 5.7 inches
# of Massage Heads: 4, including flat, fork, ball, and bullet heads
Speeds: 5 speeds
Battery Life: 8 hrs of continuous use
Charging type: USB-C
Colors: Black, green, red
Availability: Online via Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/HEYCHY-Portable-Percussion-Massager-Athletes/dp/B0BLN2TVK3
How Obtained: Company sample
RBR Advertiser: No
Muscle Recovery in a Compact Massage Gun
The HEYCHY Mini Massage Gun is another tool in your arsenal for post-ride recovery. It reduces muscle soreness, increases flexibility, and improves overall performance. This massage gun provides a deep-tissue massage to help cyclists and athletes eliminate knots, reduce muscle tension, and relax tight muscles. I often targeted my IT band and knots in my shoulders during product testing.
The Mini Massage Gun is lightweight and compact and comes in a convenient hard shell zippered carrying case, cloth bag, and wristband, making it perfect for travel. The small size ensures you can hold it in one hand while easily reaching virtually all body parts needing attention. For those pesky knots you cannot reach on your back, just ask a partner to help.
There are four interchangeable massage heads to provide different levels of intensity. The various heads include a flat, fork, ball, and bullet head. It takes just seconds to swap out the heads. Just pull off one and insert the other. The massager is also relatively quiet, so you can use it virtually anywhere without disturbing others, like the gym or car.
A rechargeable lithium battery powers the unit, charges fast using a USB-C cable, and provides up to 8 hours of use.
At only $49.99, the HeyChy Mini Massage Gun is one of the most cost-effective options on the market. It may not provide the same intensity as more expensive models, but it’s still an excellent choice for those who don’t want to break the bank.
Sheri Rosenbaum regularly contributes articles and reviews products for RBR. She’s an avid recreational roadie who lives in the Chicago area and a major advocate for women’s cycling, serving on the board of directors and volunteering with the Dare2tri Paratriathlon Club. Click to read Sheri’s full bio or visit her web site sunflowersandpedals.com.