We asked our sponsors Wintergreen a few questions about their products and they also shared some important tips for cyclists.
Q: What are the most essential and important Wintergreen products to use this winter season?
A: Most definitely the Hot Muscle Cream and Relaxing Bath Soak.
Q: What is each one’s function and how does it help for this?
A: Hot Muscle Cream – warms muscles, increasing blood flow, helping with stiffness and tightness. Bath Soak with menthol and mustard seed powder will relax and soothe sore muscle and body.
Q: What are some of the main ingredients in each product?
A: Hot Muscle Cream – Wintergreen Oil, Capcicum (Chilli Oil) and Menthol. Bath Soak – Mustard Seed Powder, Eucalyptus Oil and Camphor Oil.
Q: What are some of the things you shouldn’t do with the product?
A: Avoid using products on broken skin/cuts and keep away from contact with eyes and sensitive area. Do not ingest. Suggest that you test the Hot Muscle Cream on a small area of your skin for sensitivity. Note the long acting properties of the formulation – so use sparingly.
Q: Do you have any other general tips with regards to well-being and taking care of yourself as a cyclist during the winter?
A: Warm up properly, foam roll and use your Wintergreen to train, race and recover!
Q: Are there any exciting developments under way at Wintergreen?
A: Yes – look out for our 150ml Hot Muscle Spray and 35gram Hot Muscle Cream (new smaller size) launching in July 2018.
Q: Where can the public purchase your products?
A: Pick n Pay, Checkers/Medirite, Sportsmans Warehouse, Clicks and at www.wintergreen.co.za.
Q: Any additional information?
A: Our product brochure is available on our website www.wintergreen.co.za. Connect with us on Facebook – WintergreenSA; Twitter – @wintergreen_za and Instagram – wintergreen_za.