Because my blog name isn’t obvious enough. I am a crossfit mom. Am I an elite athlete completing all workouts RX (as perscribed) and competing in the Crossfit Games? Not yet (I dream big). I am working towards an unassisted pull-up and to accomplish double-unders (swinging rope around twice while jumping once) strung together, two in a row would be nice. =D I am making progress. That’s what makes a crossfitter. Dedication, hard work, doing YOUR best everyday.
When I am able to complete a work-out RX I am very excited and proud of my ability! But no matter if I RX or scale the WOD (workout of the day), when I finish/get home and the soreness sets in I bring out my essential oils to help speed up recovery. Cause you know I’m going back for more tomorrow. =)
This past week I (along with my awesome & supportive team) sponsored an event at my Crossfit gym. We hired a Certified Massage Therapist to come and administer the “Raindrop Technique” to 10 Crossfit athletes. I have had this “technique” applied myself several times and the results are wonderful.
Here’s what we did and how the oils work in the body of the athlete.
A personal testimony of my own.
One evening after a an especially great WOD of box jumps and wall balls, hubby & my legs were feeling pretty wobbly as we walked down the stairs to our apartment. I knew we could use a little oily help so I applied:
Aroma Siez: Relaxes muscle, Improves circulation, reduces inflammation, releases tension
Copaiba: Reduces inflammation, provides pain relief, magnifies the properties in other oils, amplifying their effect.
Ten minutes after this application we were moving around much easier. We still felt a bit sore. But we could climb up and down the stair without wincing at every step! =D
Stay tuned for pt. 2.
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