How To Warm Down After A Workout & Why It Matters

Everyone talks about warming up, but I want to shine the light on warming down, or cooling down, as some of you may have heard either one of those before.
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So this is all about that & my advice, so you don’t end up getting injured, after you’ve worked your body.

So you’ve warmed up & done your physical activity, from just working out to an actual sport, you now have 30 minute slot to get your warm down in, to prevent/ lower your chances of getting injured.

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The whole point of warming down is to get your heart rate back to a normal pace, help regulate blood flow, and reduce your chances of getting lactic acid and so on.

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You only need to spend like 5 minutes or so on lowering your pace and reducing your intensity, for example you can walk at a fast pace and then go slower and slower, you could start of sprinting and as you are sprinting lower your speed until it’s at walking pace, you could swim laps at a leisurely pace up and down to cool off.

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Once you have done that, you need to do some stretching exercises, this must be a part of your routine.

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It’s also best to always do it after a warm down, as your muscles are already warm, it’s the same when you do a warm-up, you do the stretches after, in case you pull something.

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When you stretch you can improve your flexibility and range of motion of your joints, stretching may also help improve your performance in some activities by allowing your joints to move through their full range of motion.

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What I want you to focus on though is this, when you stretch it helps prevent muscle soreness, or you’re getting injured, so what ever it will be, it’s going to be less when you stretch.

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This is not very hard at all to do/ fit in to your routine, you’ve just got to be aware of it, everyone wants to warm up but not warm down.
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Now you know better…
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THAT’S IT!

I hope this got you thinking & I’ll see you on the next one.. Ciao for nowΒ πŸ™‚

We Look Up 倧

Karim DavidΒ 

The Healthy OneΒ 

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Tong Sang-Hoon
Tong Sang-Hoon
6 months ago

Thanks for the advice πŸ™‚

Lucy Yong
Lucy Yong
6 months ago

Thanks for the share.

David Tohyon
David Tohyon
6 months ago

Thanks for this!

Lee Cheol
Lee Cheol
6 months ago

This was great πŸ™‚

Hyon Seong
Hyon Seong
6 months ago

I will add this to my routine after my workouts, thanks!

Shi-Woo Yop
Shi-Woo Yop
6 months ago

I will do it πŸ™‚

Tim Wang
Tim Wang
6 months ago

I hope it helps me stay from hurt.

Pin Chihun
Pin Chihun
6 months ago

Fantastic, I’ve never done this before but I will start.

Riley Myung
Riley Myung
6 months ago

Should the stretching be done immediately after workout or can it be done at home (about 40 mins later)?

Charlie Hart
Charlie Hart
6 months ago

How often should I do this ?

Linda Cooper
Linda Cooper
6 months ago

Thanks for the support again!

Alex Bennett
Alex Bennett
6 months ago

Thank you so much for this πŸ™‚

Jo Rose
Jo Rose
6 months ago

Thanks for teaching me this.

May Harper
May Harper
6 months ago

Never even heard of this, I’ll try it out though πŸ™‚

Noel Gill
Noel Gill
6 months ago

Thanks for the tips.

Charlie Marshall
Charlie Marshall
6 months ago

This is lovely πŸ™‚

Kiran Butler
Kiran Butler
6 months ago

I’m very happy with this, keep it up πŸ™‚

Hayden Robertson
Hayden Robertson
6 months ago

Thanks for the advice, I get a lot of latic acid in my legs so I’m willing to try this.

Kerry Spencer
Kerry Spencer
6 months ago

Harry sent me here!

Konrad Kranefuss
Konrad Kranefuss
6 months ago

Thank you πŸ˜‰

Lars Gerson
Lars Gerson
6 months ago

Im getting into shape and taking your food tips too πŸ™‚

Andre Habermann
Andre Habermann
6 months ago

Ryan sent me here πŸ™‚

Jonas Hasenclever
Jonas Hasenclever
6 months ago

Lee sent me here!!

David Degen
David Degen
6 months ago

Thanks for the help πŸ™‚

Markus Palitzsch
Markus Palitzsch
6 months ago

Good idea, I’ll try it out asap.

Flo Feit
Flo Feit
6 months ago

Going into a pool after sounds like a great idea πŸ™‚

Manuel Landsberger
Manuel Landsberger
6 months ago

Thanks for this, I had no clue about what you had to do, I almost felt stupid as I heard of it but knew nothing about it really.

Ernst Stieler
Ernst Stieler
6 months ago

Ben sent me here.

Rayko Otto
Rayko Otto
6 months ago

thanks!

Elle Dillinger
Elle Dillinger
6 months ago

Thanks for your help!

Gabri Manteuffel
Gabri Manteuffel
6 months ago

This is great πŸ™‚

Samira Eugster
Samira Eugster
6 months ago

Thank you πŸ™‚

Sonja Stern
Sonja Stern
6 months ago

This is very good, thanks.

Ulrike Seidel
Ulrike Seidel
6 months ago

I do this at the end of my runs, it works πŸ™‚

Seraphina Niemeyer
Seraphina Niemeyer
6 months ago

Thank you πŸ™‚

Nadin Wiener
Nadin Wiener
6 months ago

I love to do these after a long run, I know not many do it but they should.

Sabine KΓΌmmel
Sabine KΓΌmmel
6 months ago

Thanks for the tips and advice.

Lena Heineken
Lena Heineken
6 months ago

This is my homepage πŸ™‚

Vivianne Schaeffer
Vivianne Schaeffer
6 months ago

I want to give this a try now πŸ™‚