The Athlete's Guide to Self-Care
How to Treat Yourself on Your Off Days.
What you do on your days off the track or in between workout sessions is as important as the foods you eat and your daily workout regimen. Having a recharge strategy can often make the difference when training or competing in a new city, environment.
It is important as an athlete that you personalize your on way of recharge. Here are some helpful suggestions for you to consider.
Scented candles: Set the mood for your soothing night in by lighting your favorite scented candles. Place them all around your room to create a tranquil ambience.
Your Favorite TV Show: Turn on the TV or grab your laptop and binge watch your favorite TV series. Go for a light and romantic show to make you swoon or a comedy that'll have you laughing your socks off!
Cup of Tea: Brew a cup of green tea, peppermint tea, or your favorite tea flavor. The warmth of the tea will help relax your nerves and muscles!
Favorite Music Playlist: Play all of your favorite songs and sing along! If you want, you can even dance around your house with a sibling or a pet.