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What To Do After Exercise

Written by Professor Gordon S. Lynch

After a gruelling exercise session or game, there are several things you can do to promote recovery and recuperation - all of them worthwhile if you want train and play another day.

At the end of a vigorous workout it's important you allow your body to slowly return to resting levels of breathing and heart rate. This is called "cooling down" although the term is somewhat misleading given the last thing we want to do after intense exercise is allow ourselves to get cold!

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