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Cooling Down After Exercise Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Cooling Down After Exercise.

Reference Guide to Cooling Down

SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness. What is a Cool Down? A cool down is the act of gradually lowering body temperature, heart rate, and breathing rate following exercise. The...  Read more

Common Fitness Blunders - Part 1

Both beginners and experienced exercises can be guilty of a few fitness blunders from time to time. Some may even become a regular part of your fitness routine, much like a bad habit. But, to get the best results from all your hard work, it’s i...  Read more

How to Create the Perfect Workout Playlist

You know that scene in High Fidelity where John Cusack is touting the importance of the perfectly crafted mix tape? A tape that has to kick off with a killer track to grab attention, then take it up a notch, then cool it off a notch?    ...  Read more

6 Things to Look for When Buying Exercise Apparel

A cool wind whipped around me as I crested the final hill along my running route. "Ah, relief!" I thought, pulling my dripping T-shirt away from my skin. This will cool me off. But instead of making me feel refreshed, the wind chilled me to...  Read more

10 Freezer Treats under 100 Calories

When temperatures start to rise, that ice cream shop or frozen yogurt stand can seem mighty tempting. But you can save calories (and money!) by making your own frozen treats at home. Cool off with one of these 10 delicious desserts that won't blo...  Read more

Snacks after late night exercise?
Updated 10/8/2015 1:51:59 AM

I go to the gym late... between 8:30 - 9pm late. Stay for a minimum of 30 minutes up to 1 1\2 hours. So should you still have a post workout snack this late and right before you go to bed???...  Read more

Beginner to exercise
Updated 10/6/2015 11:54:08 PM

How do I warm up before exercise? I want to start doing some core exercise and want to do it right. I have some exercises I want to start doing but it says about warming up. So is that stretches and if so is there somewhere that shows me those. Just...  Read more

spark points: 18lbs down, 88 to go. one month in.
Updated 10/8/2015 10:12:17 AM

spark points: 18lbs down, 88 to go. one month in....  Read more

started walking my dog again. love the exercise, w
Updated 10/6/2015 8:26:21 PM

started walking my dog again. love the exercise, when my music is on its so fun and he loves it too! definitely gonna take over dog duties....  Read more

So is the gps exercise counter capability gone now
Updated 10/6/2015 5:59:14 PM

So is the gps exercise counter capability gone now for spark people?...  Read more

Getting a Good Night's REST

First thing you do, for rest, is REST your MIND. Wind down for the day. Take some time at the end of the day for relaxation exercises, music, a soothing bath, a warm drink such as Sleepytime (chamomile) tea. Having a cool down after exercise is benef...  Read more

Freeze grapes

to cool down white wine without watering it down. Cheers...  Read more

Moms And Dads At Home Getting Healthy Together

Hello moms and dads! Huddle the children, your furry friends and let's get out for some exercise and away from the temptations of that beast called the fridge! See you soon!...  Read more

Poll: Do You Drink Hot Beverages to Cool Off?

On a hot day, most people like to have a cold beverage to help cool down. However, some like to drink hot tea or other hot beverages to help cool down. Yes, you read that right, they drink hot beverages to cool down, but that seems counterintuitive,...  Read more

Fitness Defined: Active and Passive Recovery

We'll all been there. You just started working out after a long hiatus. You feel proud and accomplished, but wake up the next day feeling so stiff, sore and achy that you don't want to get out of bed! You slowly but surely get on with your day, but e...  Read more