schedule that relaxing Saturday-morning massage the day after
Think of what happens right after you get a massage. Usually,
the therapist will offer you water.
because when you get a massage, you often feel dehydrated.
coming to a massage hung over, when your body may already feel
that way, isnít your best bet.
moves fluids in the body," said Dennis Frymire, a
therapist at Massage Envy in Chicago. "If you are
dehydrated, that is only going to heighten the feeling of
words, you might feel even more hung over.
will have someone come in, and they will say that they have
been drinking the night before and that they are hung
over," he said.
rethink that idea of the spa the morning after boozing. Also,
when you plan a weekend away, if youíre making dinner
reservations as well as spa reservations, put a lot of time in
may feel great during the massage, but it may heighten your
feelings of being hung over after the massage," Frymire
steer clear of something like a deep-tissue massage.
you get a deep-tissue massage, thereís always a bit of
muscle soreness," he said. "Thatís natural."
body filled with booze will amplify that soreness.
Frymire notes that a massage should be enjoyable.
donít want someone to walk away having had a bad experience
with a massage," he said.
plenty of liquids. And give yourself an easy schedule before
and after the massage.
he said, clients come in rushed, saying, "Iím so sorry.
Iíve just got to send this one work email."
soon as they come out of the massage, theyíre right back on
their phone," he said.
comfortable clothes to slip back into, he advised, to continue
the feeling of being blissed out.
only going to help the massage last even longer," he