The best recovery tools of 2021

Goldwin Inspiration Calf Sleeve ($ 49)

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Goldwin’s Lycra compression sleeves promote blood circulation and relieve sore muscles for faster regeneration. They do not slide over the calves when walking or running.

Yoga Design Lab cork mat ($ 65 and up)

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This yoga mat made of natural rubber and cork is also handy when you sweat. The symmetrical mandala design creates visual markings that help with body alignment.

Momentous Collagen Peptides Drink Mix ($ 55)

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Momentous gets its collagen from grass-fed cows and adds vitamin C for better absorption. The mixture dissolves easily and does not add any noticeable taste.

Orgain Sport Protein Powder ($ 45)

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Recover from tough workouts with 30 grams of protein from peas, brown rice, and chia seeds. Bonus: Orgains powder mixes beautifully for a smooth texture and taste.

Roll Recovery R4 Deep Tissue Body Roller ($ 50)

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The R4 has a center groove to help release tension in the IT ligament, achilles, neck, and muscles near the spine, while the scooped sides target larger groups like quads and glutes.

Ned Sleep Blend CBD Oil ($ 96)

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Say goodbye to counting sheep. This high-performance, full-spectrum hemp oil is made with around 29 milligrams of CBD per serving as well as other sleep-inducing botanicals such as valerian, skullcap, and chamomile. Take a dropper before bed and you will be like a light outside.

Avocado shaped latex pillow ($ 99)

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In contrast to foam and feather pillows, this environmentally friendly model has a natural latex core that does not flatten over time. It’s firm and supportive, and has internal channels that encourage airflow.

Rhino Skin Solutions Repair Cream ($ 11)

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Made from natural oils, willow bark and menthol, this lotion has a calming and moisturizing effect to help raw skin heal faster. It’s intended for climbers, but you can also use it to relieve chafing or dry skin.

Addaday BioZoom Edge with Bluetooth Percussion Massager ($ 150)

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You don’t have to empty your wallet to get a solid massage gun. This uses Bluetooth to connect to the free, easy-to-use app, which includes recovery and warm-up routines developed by experts. It even offers plans that you can personalize with your own metrics.

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