March is a month for all things sport! Not just here at Mankind either. We are also seeing the whole of the UK get in to the sporting spirit with the fundraising events being held in aid of Sport Relief. From our favourite Radio 1 DJ Greg James and his ‘Gregathlon’ to a good old Darts Tournament sweepstake to raise vital funds for charity; As the nation is going wild for sporting events, so are we!
As part of this sporting enthusiasm we’re sharing our very best post workout male skin care saviours here on the Mankind blog. This time we’re letting one of our newest skin care for men brands, FIT Skincare, take charge and share their best tips for post workout skincare regimes.
Whether you are a first time sporting fundraiser or a veteran contributor to a cause, there is one area of active fund raising that often gets forgotten. Not the post-finish exhilaration, the thrill of counting the money raised or even the celebratory toast. It is the post exercise cool down. This in an important part of anyone’s exercise routine and when done correctly can leave you relaxed and ready for more or maybe, just not struggling to get off the sofa the next day.
The below graphic shows a cool down stretch routine that will help you to gradually relax, improve flexibility and slow your heart rate. Each one should be held for 30 – 60 seconds. Try them out and see the difference it makes to your recovery. You will be amazed.
There is one more thing you can do post exercise if you want to attain relaxation and recovery nirvana and that is to have a massage. Massaging muscles increases blood and lymph circulation. It relaxes the muscle tissue, which reduces painful contractions and spasms. And it enhances muscle recovery and feels great too.
There are many massage products on the market that you could choose for your massage but only FIT Massage Miracle muscle rub serum is formulated to enhance performance and speed recovery times. It contains menthyl to cool tired muscles and deliver instant pain relief, witch hazel to accelerate the healing process and OXY-FIT-10 fuels skin cell regeneration. Ginger extract gives it a refreshing ginger aroma and also helps to reduce pain & inflammation.
So after the exertion of your fund raising activities, get some skincare treat which will help to totally relax your body post-sport and help you to feel great. After all you have earned it.
Words by FIT Skincare