In reading Jon Huston's 12 week contest prep on bodybuilding, I saw where he took at bath in epsom salt starting the monday leading up to his show. I'm just wondering if this was just for detoxification, or if the epsom salt can pull out water from under the skin?
Thread: Epsom Salt Bath?
05-03-2008, 08:29 AM #1
Epsom Salt Bath?Everybody want to be a bodybuilder, but don't nobody want to lift these heavy ass weights~Ronnie Coleman
05-03-2008, 08:43 PM #2
I have only read about it helping with exfoliating and sore muscles , i personally use it in the jacuzzi to help with aching muscles and dead skin especially with all the extra cardio , training , diet , it helps me relax also.
It can be used as a laxative also , not that i am recommending it for that use.Greater Knox BB 06 , 8 of 13 , Novice.
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06-26-2008, 02:18 PM #3
I agree, Epsom salts are really good with sore muscles and with detoxification and clearing the top layer of the skin off dead skin cells. It is usually mixed with other salts to form bath salts.Where to find bath salts and dead sea salts?
06-27-2008, 06:21 PM #4
I took an epsom salt bath the night before the show..it helped to tighten me up a little but nothing spectacular...if anything the hot bath was soothingNASM-CPT
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