With the return of warm, lovely weather, we start craving sports and physical activity! Whether you are a fan of cardio or muscle building, you’ve probably experienced an unpleasant moment of minute pain which put a damper on your training …
If you resume physical activity after a winter break, you still at risk to feel some pain during or after your session, your body is no longer accustomed to the effort.
Fortunately, there are simple and natural solutions to recover and eliminate these uncomfortable sensations as soon as they start! Whether it’s inflammation, muscle pain or hematoma, say a quick goodbye to the discomfort with these easy-to-follow tips.
And we’re off!
Stretching is an essential step at the end of your workout. Indeed, it allows you to relax your muscles, boost your blood circulation and recover well. Be careful however, do not force too much all at once after your workout, just enjoy smooth and gentle movements for 3 to 4 minutes.
Drink enough water
When you exert an effort, you lose a lot of water. However, to recover well, your body absolutely needs to replenish this lost water. It is therefore necessary to drink enough after physical activity, but also before and during. Proper hydration allows our muscles to function at their maximum capacity, to eliminate toxins accumulated during exercise, and to remain in shape.
To recover well, adopt natural painkillers
Relieving temporary pain such as inflammation, a small sprain, or a bruise can be very easy and natural!
Homeocan’s Traumacare line have been designed to help you rid yourself of exercise-related pain, quickly and effectively. Depending on your preference, you can opt for the cream, tablets, gel, spray, or drops. All these products will provide rapid relief and allow you to recover well, thanks to 2 key ingredients:
– Arnica Montana: for its anti-inflammatory effect
– Calendula: for its soothing and anti-oedematous properties
Eat sufficiently and healthily
To recover well after exercise, diet plays a key role. It allows your body to recharge its energy in order to continue functioning properly. Ideally, make sure to eat within 2 hours of your session. Your meal should be composed of vegetable or animal protein, carbohydrates, and vegetables (preferably cooked, for easier digestion).
Benefit from Essential Oils
Did you know that some Essential Oils have the power to rapidly relieve stress? In order not to wind down and continue enjoying your day after your workout, consider slipping Homeocan’s Traumacare + Essential Oil spray into your bag! Composed of three Essential Oils, menthol, eucalyptus and clove, this spray will make you forget all discomforts, such as back pain, small sprains, or joint pain.
And finally, to recover, get sufficient sleep!
Good sleep is absolutely essential if you want to recover after a taxing workout. Indeed, it is during slumber that the body regenerates and rebuilds the muscle tissues that were used during physical activity. It is also during your rest that the body drains the toxins and restores energy reserves.
Thanks to our easy-to-follow tips and the effectiveness of Homeocan’s Traumacare line, you now have all the resources necessary for a successful post-workout recovery!