Ebooks doTERRA eBook Essential Oils and Fitness - Page 9

2 3 4 CHAPTER     With the importance of chemical properties in mind, let’s discuss the ways in which essential oils can be used during a workout, no matter your health status or preferences. Some people like to exercise outdoors by hiking or biking, while others prefer to play team sports, and some simply like to go to the gym several times per week. Regardless of your preferences when it comes to  physical fitness, most workout routines consist of the same basic elements. CHAPTER      1 CHAPTER 2 CHAPTER 3 CHAPTER 4 CHAPTER You will soon find that essential oils can be used to improve any workout, whether it is indoors or outdoors, every day, or a few      times a week. The basic elements of any workout include a pre-workout, the workout itself, recovery and rest. Basic elements of a workout:     WORKOUT PRE-WORKOUT Hydration Warm up RECOVERY      Proper breathing Staying alert & motivated Avoiding injury Cool down Hydration Soothing tight or sore muscles Massage REST Relaxation Sleep Fighting fatigue