There’s no better feeling than completing a workout. Not only do you feel accomplished, but your body feels fantastic—for the moment, that is. Statistically speaking, most people hop off their spin bike and head straight to work with maybe a quick calf stretch in between. But properly tending to your body’s needs after your sweat session is essential to prevent discomfort or an injury that could sideline you for weeks.
Given the current state of our country, many people are shying away from group fitness and turning to home workouts (see our guide to the (Best Fitness Apps) and outdoor options, like running. But regardless of how or where you exercise, recovery is key to getting back at it the next day. Here’s a look at the new wellness trends devoted to fitness recovery.