When you work out extensively, and especially when you’re focused on intense routines performed several times per week, you begin to really enjoy the burn you feel while extending yourself during workouts. But no one likes waking up to burning, tense, stuff, exhausted muscles. Luckily, there are ways to prevent your muscles from tensing up and methods that will allow them to recover after an intense workout. Avoid discomfort and soothe your muscles more quickly with this DIY muscle relaxer.
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Key Ingredients and Why They Work:
Lavender – As an essential oil, lavender naturally aids in muscle pain relief and joint tension relaxation. In addition, lavender helps with calming the mind and body.
Coconut Oil – Of the many benefits of coconut oil, it also aids in stress relief and soothing of muscles.
What to Do:
1. In a small bowl mix 1 tablespoon of coconut oil and add 4 drops of the lavender.
2. Mix the contents thoroughly.
3. Grab the mixture and place it on the sore muscle and deeply massage with both hands depending on the location.
4. You can use this mix as often as needed to aid in muscle relaxation.
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