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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...