I'm a 33 year old male that has recently taken up skateboarding for the physical and mental health benefits. For the first few weeks I became cardiovascularly and respitorially fatigued before ...
My wife is making me some "cooling" clothes out of material from Frogg Toggs (evaporative cooling towels). I think the best places to have that are: Back Neck (all the way around) lats (along my ...
What is the best posture (stand, sit, etc) to take when resting during intense training (such as for kickboxing)?
Background In college, I had the honor of participating in a wrestling training seminar led by a coach of an elite wrestling program in the States. During the lesson, he (the coach) mentioned that he ...
In a day of my gym routine I take about 60-70 minutes in the gym. Now, out of this, 10 min (fixed as per chart) each is taken in warm up and in cool down. I do any one of cross trainer, arc trainer, ...
The title pretty much sums up my question: is it more beneficial to take a hot (warm) shower after a workout or a cold one? I've noticed that I tend to feel more relaxed while taking a warmer shower ...
Recently I have started doing Insanity exercises. After a workout I obviously get drenched in sweat. After 5 or so minutes of cooling down, I really begin to feel the chills. I have to wear a sweater ...
It takes me 10-15 minutes to cool down - body temp wise - after a work out, this is after a 'cool down' in the gym and a cold'ish shower. It becomes an issue when I workout at lunch time. Does ...
Having already asked why a cool-down is so important, my next question is how do you properly get into a cool down? Please be specific of how to get into this cool-down with metrics that can either ...
After a hard work out, it's generally a good idea to not stop immediately, but rather to cool down. What is the specific purpose of cooling down? Does not properly cooling down affect the actual ...
I've heard numerous times that you should not sit down immediately after the exercise when the heart rate is high and you should stand and walk around for a bit. However I don't remember a convincing ...