SPA & FITNESS
SKI A full day of downhill moguls can reveal muscles you forgot you had. Possible Hazard Sore muscles. Pro Cure Heat things up with the Après Ski body experience at Fairmont Le Montreux Palace, Switzerland. A hydro alpine bath is followed by a relaxation massage and foot reflexology. Overtime The Sports Massage enables faster healing time by deep-work stretching and rocking to move lactic acid out of the system.
Combine your sport of choice with a restorative spa treatment that gets you back in the game in record time. BY ALIYAH SHAMSHER & EVE THOMAS
SURF An afternoon of catching waves can wreak havoc on unprotected skin. Possible Hazard Sunburn. Pro Cure The Sun Worshipper Skin Quencher at Fairmont Mayakoba, Riviera Maya, soothes skin and provides the ultimate relief with an aloe vera body wrap followed by a gentle massage and more aloe to keep skin hydrated and cool. Overtime The Great Outdoors Facial features the exclusive Willow Stream Sports Masque, which aims to diminish skin damage caused by the elements.
New on the menu at Willow Stream Spas is the Stay Active Rx program, targeted treatments for sports-related aches and pains. Whether you’re a serious athlete or part-time player, try these heat, water and muscle therapies to heal problem areas. The ultimate in relaxation? A completely customized deep pressure massage, designed specifically for joint and muscle pain. Available at select Willow Stream Spas. willowstream.com
An oversize durable tote can withstand any plane, train or automobile before the real adventure begins. adidas by Stella McCartney Carry-On Bag US$130
A warp-resistant profile allows for effortless turning, even on the most challenging terrain. Atomic Charter Skis US$750
HIKE Whether you’re taking a nature walk or scaling mountains, your feet are going to feel it. Possible Hazard Aching feet and legs. Pro Cure At The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, Alberta, choose from the Alpine Foot Treatment or Feet Retreat. Both include a mineralinfused foot soak, followed by a massage to improve circulation. Overtime The Hike Hills Foot & Leg Remedy includes a salicylic (aspirin) mud soak, eucalyptus exfoliation and pressure-point foot massage.
Menthol, rosemary, pine and lavender nourish dry heels. K Kerstin Florian Kräuter Fuß Balm US$32
ILLUSTRATION: GUILLAUME BRIÈRE
GOLF Even a leisurely game can take its toll on the lower back, shoulders and elbows. Possible Hazard Sprains and strains. Pro Cure The Golf Performance Treatment Massage at The Fairmont Banff Springs, Alberta, endorsed by pro-golfer Charles Howell III and instructor David Leadbetter, uses acupressure and stretching to avoid injury and help improve balance and swing rotation. Overtime Bring your complexion up to par with the Post-Game Face Treatment a deep cleansing facial that also includes a neck, shoulder, hand and foot massage.
Fairmont Magazine winter 2012, International edition