The popular massage gun brand Theragun has rebranded as Therabody, signaling a shift in their approach to a more holistic product line. Previously, Theragun dominated the list of the best massage guns, with a premium line of percussive massagers. Theragun reviews promised best-in-class massagers with ergonomic grips, adjustable massage heads, 2,400 strokes per minute, and a quiet motor. And in our experience, the company’s massage guns mostly lived up to the hype.
Now, as part of the rebranding, Theragun Therabody has introduced a new line of massage guns to help athletes do more of the activities they love and feel better in the process. Therabody also announced the upcoming release of TheraOne CBD, which the company is touting as “a new standard of USDA Certified Organic, scientifically formulated natural wellness solutions.” The line of CBD oils, tinctures and recovery products isn’t available yet, but you can already purchase the next generation of Theragun massage guns at the company’s website.
The brand has expanded upon their original high-quality designs and made them sleeker, more powerful and, arguably most importantly, quieter. If there was one consistent complaint in Theragun reviews, it was the excessive noise compared to competitors like the Hypervolt Plus.
The new line of Therabody massage guns features Smart Percussive Therapy technology along with a personalized app that tracks and adjusts your deep muscle treatment based on your body’s unique needs. The company has also added an OLED display screen that shows you at a glance how much pressure is being applied.
They’ve totally redesigned their motor and created one from scratch that delivers the same powerful massage in a much quieter fashion. It’s about as loud as the electric toothbrush you use before bed and goes up to 60% deeper than your average massage device. In short, after reading countless Theragun reviews that complained about the noise, the brand has closed the gap between the competition.
Therabody Reviews: Are These New Massage Guns Worth Your Money?
Whether you know them as Therabody or Theragun devices, these massage guns are still more expensive than the competition. Therabody knows that, which is why they’ve packed a ton of features into their trademark triangular design.
Their new app learns from your behaviors what types of percussive therapy you need and syncs up with other health apps like Apple Health and Google Fit to deliver you the best care possible. The convenient OLED screen displays their responsive force meter, speed range and preset routines you can craft yourself based on your home workout routine. The available speeds range from 1,750 to 2,400 percussions per minute and are adjustable via the Therabody app.
Instead of overstimulating your skin and barely working through the muscle, this new Theragun reaches deeper into the muscle and radiates at 40 times per second. Their new line also features the same ergonomic handle design you’re used to and closed-cell foam attachments designed to deliver pinpoint treatment to the right area.
Alright, now let’s break down each of the new guns and their unique features so you can pick the one that’s right for you.
Theragun Reviews: Introducing Theragun PRO
When it comes to Theragun reviews, this one’s at the top of the heap. It’s everything you want out of a Theragun — the deep muscle treatment, professional-grade percussive therapy, and an industry-leading two-year warranty. It’s got the brand new quiet motor we discussed earlier along with an adjustable arm for tackling even the hardest-to-reach places on the body as well as 300 minutes of total battery life. Sync it with their smartphone app and control your recovery from the palm of your hand.
Sure, the $600 price tag is going to give some people pause. But for serious athletes and sports therapists looking for a top-of-the-line percussive massager, this is it.
If you want something just as powerful, sleek and quiet as the PRO but without all the bells and whistles, the Elite is a solid and affordable option. It’s got the smart percussive power of the other devices without all the noise, or without most of the noise for that matter. It’s got an ergonomic grip handle without the rotating arm that’s very easy and comfortable to hold as you work through knots and soreness. It also comes with five different closed-cell foam attachments including a wedge, standard ball, thumb, cone and dampener. Rather than digging plastic, these attachments are softer on the body while still able to penetrate deeply and help your sore muscles recover more quickly.
This is their elite, professional-grade gun stripped down to just the essential basic features that you need to deeply treat your muscles and recover faster. It’s got the same powerful percussive therapy in their QX65 Motor with QuietForce Technology. The battery life lasts for 120 minutes and it comes with four attachments that are easy to clean between uses. You can customize the speed range in the smart app and the ergonomic handle offers a few different options for grips, helping you reach every part of your body. This affordable Theragun option is perfect for anyone looking for a top-notch massage gun who is new to their brand.
That being said, if you’re looking for an affordable massage gun, you can find similar massagers at a much lower price point. Many of the best massage guns can be purchased for $150 or less. If you’re serious about getting a Therabody massager, why wouldn’t you want the bells and whistles? For a better stripped-down option, check out the Theragun Mini below.
Good things come in small packages, right? This miniature massage gun has all of the power and deep tissue treatment you want from a Theragun device in a super small portable size. It’s compact, agile and about to become your new favorite workout recovery partner. It’s got three different speed settings to choose from, 150 minutes of battery life and the same brushless motor you’re used to. Work through cramps and knots anywhere with this quiet, sleek, ergonomically designed device. It comes with their standard ball attachment and a SoftCare for bringing it with you to your next destination. Throw this device in your gym bag and get powerful sports massages on the go.