Can I Recover At Home?
How good is it to be driving around and seeing so many people exercising! The parks have never been so busy of people doing all sorts of outdoors activities. Runs, walks, bikes, balls and burpees. You name it, people are doing it. Its also humbling to see so many local brick and mortar stores adapting to change and offering you some great solutions to stay fit and healthy during this hibernation period. Recovery is our jam! Its critical to both our physical and mental health and had a range of benefits for the immune system. Its so important to keep up your recovery but how can you recover when we are closed. Here are our hot tips!
Sleep is imperative to recovery at all times! Now that many of you are saving time without a commute to work and squeezing social activities and sports or extracurricular activities into your day, it's the perfect opportunity to try and regulate your sleep patterns. Establish a pre bedtime routine and try to go to bed at the same time each night. Ideally you want to be aiming for 8 hours of sleep per night. To find out more about how to improve your sleep check out one of our other blogs.
Stretching and Self Massage
Magnesium is a mineral critical so many facets of our life. Magnesium is an essential ingredient if your trying to recover as it can help with your hormone balance, sleep, stress, psoriasis and sports performance. Applying Magnesium directly to your skin might be the answer to a ton of niggly little things in your life. A good quality magnesium oil spray like Salt Lab or magnesium bath salts is our recommendation when having your well earned float session in 550kg of magnesium isn't possible. If you have a bath and would like recreate your float session or recovery with quality magnesium at home, Koa Recovery are able to mail you take home packs of the magnesium that is used in our float pods.