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Cooling Down After Exercise Resources

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

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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

Are You Cheating Yourself at the Gym? Part 1

With the hectic pace of our society today, most people don't have hours to spend in the gym. That's why it's so important to make the most of the workout time you have available. Are you cheating yourself out of the best cardio workout po...  Read more

Man, I need to exercise!
Updated 6/19/2016 11:00:39 AM

Man, I need to exercise!...  Read more

So far all my exercises have been using my own bod
Updated 6/19/2016 10:50:46 AM

So far all my exercises have been using my own body weight. I wanted to up the intensity do I bought myself 2 10lb Dumbbells. I'm so excited! That feels weird to say but I think my brain is starting to get on board. :)...  Read more

Two weeks in and two lbs down. Exciting.
Updated 6/19/2016 11:56:12 AM

Two weeks in and two lbs down. Exciting....  Read more

Do really need to exercise everyday??
Updated 6/19/2016 8:02:38 AM

Do really need to exercise everyday??...  Read more

I got kick boxing for my new exercise routine..wha
Updated 6/19/2016 6:09:45 AM

I got kick boxing for my new exercise routine..what can u say guys?...  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

Take A Cold Shower

After a good workout, I take a cool to luke-warm shower. About 10-20 seconds before I am done showering, I turn the water down as cold as I can stand it. It is refreshing, brings my heart rate down, and really cools me off. Plus, during my early morn...  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