By David Saunders, Health Editor | UPDATED: 08:28, 08 July 2020
Below are a few of our favourite essentials to get us feeling refreshed and reinvigorated after a hard workout in the gym.
Exercise can help get those feel-good endorphins going but don’t stop there! Keep Miss Guided’s Boss Babe (£28, www.missguided.co.uk) in your gym bag. Vanilla may be associated with being ‘bland’ but this scent is anything but, when it comes to your happiness, according to research. The study discovered that taking a whiff of vanilla promoted feelings of relaxation and joy.
To help you boost your mood, as well as smelling dreamy, keep this fragrance at hand, which is a fruity floral scent with notes of bergamot, pear, pistachio, almond milk, orange blossom, magnolia, patchouli, amber, sweet tonka, vanilla, musk and creamy sandalwood.
Are you noticing that following a workout that no matter how much water you drink, you’re still suffering with a dry mouth? Don’t worry you aren’t alone – this is very common and the solution is simple – The Breath Co. Dry Mouth Oral Rinse – £14 from Boots This Oral Rinse helps to soothe and moisturise a dry mouth.
With its natural salivary stimulants and enzymes it Soothes and Moisturises with it’s Natural active Ingredients
SheaMoisture African Water Mint & Ginger Detox Bath, Body & Massage Oil £11.99 from Boots will help you feel revitalised and refreshed with this lovely body oil. The beauty of it is as well is it’s duel action as a bath product. Simply massage into the skin after a workout or pour into running water to create a spa bath to relax your tired muscles and recuperate.
Add into the mix and unwind and relax with this mineral salt bath. Daytox Mineral Salt Bath -£4.00 from Ocado the beauty of these salts for a relaxing bath is how the salt neutralizes the acid level of the skin. It relaxes and regenerates, especially after exercise or stress and helps the body during diet and detox programs.
Still suffering with achy joints? Put down the painkillers and help your joints recover from the gym with LQ Joint Care. Formulated with a powerful cocktail of ingredients including: Glucosamine, Chondroitin, Hyaluronic acid, this will help to keep joins supple and help ease aching LQ Liquid Health Jointcare Supplements – £24.99 for 10x Bottles (Boots).