As you get older, the more aches and pains you experience. If you have a job that requires a lot of standing, you might need to take a little more care with your legs.
Tired, aching legs due to long periods of standing or sitting may be caused by poor circulation in the legs, according to MedicineChest. When the blood is pumped around the body, it is returned to the heart through the veins. As the heart is at a higher position in the body than the legs, blood in the legs has to be pumped against gravity in order to reach the heart. The contraction of the muscles in the legs when moving around acts as a pump, squeezing the veins and pushing the blood upwards. As the blood moves further and further upwards with each contraction of the leg muscles, it is prevented from falling back down again when the muscles relax by small one-way valves in the veins.
During long periods of inactivity, for example when standing or sitting in the same position for a long time, the leg muscles do not contract sufficiently hard enough or frequently enough to force the blood upwards. As a result, blood gathers in the leg veins restricting it from draining from the tissues of the leg. This can cause a feeling of heaviness or tension in the legs, making them ache and feel tired.
Thalgo Defi Legerete Gel for Feather-Light Legs – Gel Jambes Legeres is a product to relieve tired feeling legs.
With its combination of algal and botanical ingredients, this ultra-fresh gel helps to progressively diminish feelings of discomfort.
Combined with a relaxing massage ritual, it encourages the circulation of fluids to soothe tired-feeling legs.
Apply Thalgo Gel for Feather-Light Legs using upward movements, starting from the soles of the feet towards the hips. Use Thalgo Gel for Feather-Light Legs in the morning to prevent uncomfortable sensations of heaviness and in the evening to drain and refresh the legs.