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A proper cool down/recovery is just as important to a good exercise program as the workout that comes before it.
These are my favorite tools (and great gift ideas) for cooling down and celebrating an awesome workout.
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You won’t know how much you love a cooling towel until you use one.
They’re the perfect workout accessory to throw in your gym bag but can be used after any type of exercise.
They’re lightweight, affordable and come in a bunch of different colors. I love that you can wear them as a headband, too.
It’s worth it to invest in a quality mat for stretching.
It pays off if you’re on a hard surface and they’re portable.
Plus, a good mat can be used for every stage of your workout (before, during and after).
A fitness journal is a great way to track your progress.
There’s just something about scheduling your exercise and then logging your results that helps keep you accountable and makes it easier to see your wins after every workout.
I love giving my fitness friends a Yeti tumbler as a gift.
It’s one of those items that every woman wants but hesitates to splurge on.
It’s the perfect post-exercise accessory because whatever workout recovery concoction is your favorite the Yeti will keep it ice cold and ready for you.
Maybe she prefers hot tea after her workout.
Might as well inspire her while she’s drinking it!
Tommie Copper makes zinc-infused compression sleeves that help joints recover after intense exercise.
I love that this one is made for women!
This genius product can be used to cool or heat joints and muscles after a workout.
The velcro straps are awesome and mean you can wrap it on whatever body part that needs it.
The gel inside the pack conforms to every curve of your body. This is a great gift for any level of exerciser.
Yes! Every woman will love this gift!
A relaxing bubble bath is the perfect way to celebrate an awesome workout.
I love gifting bubbles and bath salts together.
These organic bath salts are great for muscle recovery after a toning workout and bubbles are ideal for a mental reset after a long week of hard exercise.
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