Aloe Vera: The benefits for your sports sessions

Winter is just around the corner and the best way to stay in shape is to continue to be active in the winter . To fight against seasonal depression with winter time and shorter days, physical effort has a positive effect on the body and the mind . But did you know that Aloe Vera also helps maintain energy and vitality ? In this article, we present all its benefits .

Aloe Vera in the sports sector

The search for performance is not limited to intensive training: rest is just as important as knowing how to eat well. Diet has a huge impact on performance and recovery, and Aloe Vera is one of the foods highly recommended for athletes due to its many benefits.

The main health benefits of all Aloe Vera products are: detoxification of the body with improved digestion, absorption and elimination, strengthening of the immune system with increased resistance to infections and faster recovery times.

The benefits of Aloe Vera for sports

Additionally, it also helps to accelerate skin and deep tissue healing, with significant reduction in scarring, increased energy and stamina with better sleep and improved mood . And steady improvement in many chronic conditions such as arthritis and inflammatory bowel disease.

Example of Aloe vera virtues

Improves your immune defenses and your metabolism

To get through colds, chronic fatigue, stress, the blues and the “Christmas pounds”, we bet on an adapted diet! Aloe Vera stimulates the immune defenses and strengthens the organization against viruses . The consumption of Aloe Vera, internally in the form of a cure for example, improves cellular metabolism and detoxifies the body by helping it to eliminate accumulated toxins . As a food supplement , it allows, among other things, to boost your energy for your sports activities.

Prevent and treat wounds with Aloe Vera in topical use

Many studies have highlighted the benefits of Aloe Vera in sports medicine. It is one of the few natural remedies capable of treating a number of exercise-related problems.

In particular because of its sedative, analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties which act quickly, it can be used to relieve and heal sprains, cramps, strains, dislocations, bruises, tendonitis, muscle spasms...

· Better recovery

The benefits of Aloe Vera are not limited to the treatment of external physical injuries: inside (in the body), these effects are also miraculous.

Research has shown that people who regularly consume Aloe Vera are less likely to get sick and recover faster. For athletes, this means more time to train and more time to improve their performance.

· Promotes wound healing

It is now known that Aloe Vera, consumed internally, helps to maintain near ideal conditions for the formation of new cells. Every day, our cells "change", but at extremely different rates. Skin cells are replaced every 30 days, major organs including the spleen, kidneys and liver every three to six months, lungs every year and bones take the longest to replace, between one and seven years.

Rapid healing of wounds, abrasions, abrasions and burns caused by falls. Furthermore, they show that consuming Aloe Vera topically on wounds tends to promote wound healing without leaving scars. Aloe Vera also protects against infections, which can be a serious problem and significantly hamper the healing process.

Relieves intestinal transit and digestive disorders

Aloe Vera is a great ally against intestinal disorders. It relieves constipation and helps regulate intestinal transit by relieving protein digestion and limiting the appearance of bloating . Aloe Vera extract gel can be beneficial for people suffering from difficult digestions, heartburn, swelling. 

example of aloe vera for sports

Healing effects of aloe vera products

As mentioned above, Aloe Vera has great benefits for both preparing the body and restoring it. Convenient for people who play sports, isn't it? The following benefits result from the application of stabilized Aloe Vera which is included in the various lotions and creams mentioned above: 

Healing methods

The skin or wound should be thoroughly cleansed before using any topical Aloe Vera preparation. Aloe Vera has a very penetrating nature, which makes this step particularly crucial, as any impurities still on the surface could cause an adverse reaction.

Unlike many proprietary creams and lotions, which can cause allergic reactions or local sensitivity if used too frequently, the various Aloe Vera products can be used generously and frequently to speed up the healing process.

Healing of joint sprains, muscle strains, skin injuries, etc., can take up to 30-50% less time when Aloe Vera products are used.

· Recover from a sprain

For best results, it is often useful to combine several of these elements. For example, to treat a sprained ankle, one can make a large compress of Aloe Vera, then tie it on the ankle. This remedy, which can be used in the field, can provide almost instant relief.

Aloe Vera Cream

Thanks to its calming properties, it is an excellent massage lotion containing around 75% Aloe Vera gel. It is useful for sore and overworked muscles and joints, superficial or deep bruises, and general pain.

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