Do you want to know the price of the two Hypervolt massagers from Hyperice? Then I have listed them immediately below.
But if you want to know more about if they are worth their price and how they compare to other similar products on the market then you should stick around and continue reading further below 🙂
- Hyperice Hypervolt Plus 399 $
- Hyperice Hypervolt 349 $
Note: These are the normal retail prices. The Hypervolts rarely go on sale, but there is often money to be saved if you buy a bundle of two or more products.
Is The Hypervolt Really Worth It?
Before I dig into this, I need to be clear about one assumption.
I am going to assume that you enjoy massages, or at least that the person you want to buy the Hypervolt for likes massages…
A massage can be a luxurious and indulging experience, but it can also be an effective treatment method.
We are all faced with sore and achy muscles from time to time. The many hours we spend sitting down and interacting with mobile devices can take a heavy toll on our bodies.
Also, if you enjoy working out muscle soreness should be no stranger to you.
Furthermore, the many stressors of our modern life tend to tighten up our muscles, typically in the upper back and neck.
Being sore can inhibit your ability to move around and it can take reduce your ability to sustain many hours of focus and hard work. In other words, it makes your life tougher than it should be.
You might visit a massage therapist or ask (beg) your significant other to give you a massage, but it won’t come cheap especially when you take into consideration that to truly enjoy the benefit of massages you need them on an ongoing basis.
While the Hypervolt doesn’t come cheap, you have to keep in mind that it is a one-time investment. Getting regular massages from a professional quickly adds up. If you are in the US we are easily talking about 80 – 100$
Furthermore, with a Hypervolt, you enjoy total freedom to get a massage when and where you want. It is like having your favorite masseuse at your fingertips 24/7 (or the next best thing!).
To learn more about the pros and cons of the Hypervolt and Hypervolt Plus check out my comparative review.
Here is a cool promotional video from Hyperice to get a feeling for the noise it produces when operated.
Does The Hypervolt Actually Work?
Both massagers from Hypervolt will make quick work of sore muscles and have an incredibly long battery life. Whether your soreness stems from working out or office work (or both) the Hypervolt can become your best friend 🙂
The amount of anecdotal evidence attesting to the fact that the Hypervolt works is humongous. Probably a reason why they are so popular…
It should be mentioned that this kind of anecdotal evidence extends to many of the popular percussion massagers from varying brands.
I have tried out several machines myself, and I can honestly say that the massage they perform feels awesome.
Neck and back are my favorite spots, and my thighs after a squat workout.
With that being said, in regards to the scientific evidence, it is disappointingly vague. Many claims you read online have no backing at all.
Here are a few effects that are worth mentioning in my opinion. Bear in mind that the evidence is not conclusive.
- It could help alleviate delayed-onset muscle soreness (DOMS). Read more about it here (meta-analysis).
- Potentially speed up muscle recovery and performance due to the so-called myofascial-release. This can also be achieved with foam rollers. Read more about it here (meta-analysis).
- Could make you happier and more relaxed by decreasing cortisol and increasing the level of the two neurotransmitters serotonin and dopamine.
A Smorgasbord of Percussion Massagers
The increasing popularity of this kind of devices has resulted in an explosion of different brands and copycats to chose from.
To be honest, I don’t think we have reached the peak of their popularity just yet which also means that more massages will be coming to the market.
Hypervolt has been around for a long while, and due to its commercial success, it will most likely stick around.
To name a few other similar companies as examples, Theragun and TimTam come to mind.
Pulling The Trigger On A Massage Gun
If you could use a portable massage device that allows you to massage any part of the body whenever and wherever it is convenient for you, then you can benefit from a Hypervolt!
As mentioned, there are two massagers from Hyperice: the Hypervolt and the Hypervolt Plus. For your convenience, I pulled a comparison table I made for my Hypervolt comparative review.
Both massagers are a great pick. They are compact, easy to use, powerful and pretty cool-looking.
It might be worth spending that extra money on the Plus version if you want to make even faster work of your sore muscles.