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Personal Hygiene Tips
For
Women Athletes
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Sharing towels,
razors, soaps, water
bottles, equipment or
whirlpools
●
Skin injuries like turf
burns and abrasions,
and...
Practice good
personal
hygiene with
frequent hand
washings and
showering
with soap and
water after
all practices
and games...
Take care of
your skin. Keep
cuts and
wounds clean
and covered
until healed, as
recommended
by your
athletic trainer
or te...
Don't share
personal items
that come in
contact with the
skin. Combs,
brushes and
headscarves are
commonly shared
items th...
Implement
routine
cleaning
schedules for
shared
equipment
(weights,
pools, steam
room benches)
Wear
comfortable
underwear
that will
promote a dry
environment,
as bacteria is
better able to
grow in wet
environments.
During Periods
Option 1. Use a
traditional maxi pad
or tampon — ideally,
an applicator-less
model, which has less
waste — ...
Certain
workouts,
exercises and
movements are
more conducive
to damaging
your nails than
others. Cut your
nails to avoid
c...
Buy gym
clothes that
cover your
body’s most
vulnerable
spots to
fight
infection and
disease.
Be sure
to cover
all cuts
and
scrapes
to
prevent
fungal
skin
infections
Soak your
feet in a
warm
water
atleast
for 1/2
hour to
kill all the
germs.
Post-Gym Hygiene
For
Women Athletes:
Washing your
hair regularly
will help to
avoid greasy
skin and hair.
Using an acid-
balanced
shampoo is
safe on your
hair,...
Don’t leave
your dirty
gym gear in
your bag or
inside a
spare
pocket of
your meal
managemen
t system.
Presented By: Evie Dawson
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Personal hygiene tips for women athletes

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Proper personal hygiene means taking care of every aspect of your body, from keeping it clean to looking your best. Practice good personal hygiene with frequent hand washings and showering with soap and water is necessary for athletes.

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Personal hygiene tips for women athletes

  1. 1. Personal Hygiene Tips For Women Athletes www.Defensesoap.com
  2. 2. ● Sharing towels, razors, soaps, water bottles, equipment or whirlpools ● Skin injuries like turf burns and abrasions, and chaffing ● Prolonged physical contact sports— especially football, wrestling and rugby Infections among athletes are commonly acquired by:
  3. 3. Practice good personal hygiene with frequent hand washings and showering with soap and water after all practices and games. Things That Women Athletes Must Keep In Mind:
  4. 4. Take care of your skin. Keep cuts and wounds clean and covered until healed, as recommended by your athletic trainer or team doctor.
  5. 5. Don't share personal items that come in contact with the skin. Combs, brushes and headscarves are commonly shared items that can spread fungal infections of the scalp, hair and skin.
  6. 6. Implement routine cleaning schedules for shared equipment (weights, pools, steam room benches)
  7. 7. Wear comfortable underwear that will promote a dry environment, as bacteria is better able to grow in wet environments.
  8. 8. During Periods Option 1. Use a traditional maxi pad or tampon — ideally, an applicator-less model, which has less waste — and pack it out. Option 2. Use a DivaCup, which is a reuseable, bell- shaped menstrual cup that is mostly used by women athletes.
  9. 9. Certain workouts, exercises and movements are more conducive to damaging your nails than others. Cut your nails to avoid collecting nasty germs at the gym. Pre-Gym Hygiene For Women Athletes
  10. 10. Buy gym clothes that cover your body’s most vulnerable spots to fight infection and disease.
  11. 11. Be sure to cover all cuts and scrapes to prevent fungal skin infections
  12. 12. Soak your feet in a warm water atleast for 1/2 hour to kill all the germs. Post-Gym Hygiene For Women Athletes:
  13. 13. Washing your hair regularly will help to avoid greasy skin and hair. Using an acid- balanced shampoo is safe on your hair, scalp, and body.
  14. 14. Don’t leave your dirty gym gear in your bag or inside a spare pocket of your meal managemen t system.
  15. 15. Presented By: Evie Dawson Powered By: Defensesoap.com

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