Life is all about balance. To us, that means giving yourself a chance to rest and restore after physical exercise or even a tough day. In our book, there’s no better way of doing it than with the help of a muscle soak bath. With a pre-soak stretching routine and the right bathing products to help both your mind and body unwind, you can increase post-workout muscle recovery.
Say yes to a muscle soak
Whether it’s your weekly Parkrun or training for an upcoming marathon, whatever level of fitness you’re at doesn’t matter. Exercise is personal and differs for everyone. The same goes for a cool down or muscle recovery session. The only commonality? It’s a must for everyone. Unwinding after getting a sweat going is important because it helps with that crucial muscle relaxation.
Did someone say bath?
For a post-workout recovery, a bath is always the answer. It’s a great way to revive muscles and even meditate in the bath . Add Radox Bath Therapy Muscle Soak Herbal Bath Salts for a unique blend of minerals and herbs that help your body and mind unwind. Soaking your muscles really helps you recover, and recovery is key for getting up the next day and going again. No one likes stepping out of bed feeling stiff.
Before your bath
Before you jump into a bath, give yourself a rinse under the shower with cold water. That way you’ve already cleansed your skin of any excess sweat after your workout. If bubbles aren’t really your thing, try Radox Men Bath Soak, Muscle Therapy, the black pepper and ginseng help to re-energise your body.
Once you’ve had a bath to help with muscle relaxation, hop out and use the opportunity to do a light stretch. Don’t overstretch, but simply take a few deep breaths, touch your toes, do what feels comfortable and help keep your body limber. At the endo of the day, you’ll feel re-energised and recovered.
A post-workout cool down period, rinsing yourself off and hopping into a muscle relaxation bath is a great way to help your muscles recover. With a few salts, a good soak and a couple of stretches, say goodbye to stiffness and hello to feeling revived.