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Self-care tips for the natural runner lifestyle.

Morning meditation as part of a daily running ritual

Get your day started on the right foot with a daily meditation ritual before or after your morning run. Meditation helps clear the mind and set the stage for your run and ultimately for your day ahead. Take just five minutes to sit in an upright position, close your eyes and let your worries fade away to get a boost of confidence for your next training session. For added benefits, add your favorite NOW® Essential Oils to a diffuser during your meditation or use your favorite roll-on to inhale for an aromatherapy boost.

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Daily Pranayama breathing practice

Is breathing while running a constant battle for you? Try Pranayama, the formal practice of controlling the breath, which is the source of our prana (vital life force). Practicing Pranayama when you aren’t running will help you get control of your breathing and then master it while running. Learn the basics of this breathing technique at our self-care page linked below.

Post-run relaxing magnesium bath

Make your next bath a soothing oasis of tranquility when you add magnesium flakes, chamomile oil and lavender oil. The aromatherapy benefits of chamomile and lavender oils will help ease stress and relax your mind, while magnesium flakes naturally soften your skin. Magnesium flakes are perfect for a post-training ritual. Find the video recipe for this bath on our self-care page below.

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