Things You Should Do After Every Workout

Things You Should Do After Every Workout

Your workout shouldn’t end after you last rep. in order to benefit from each training session you should devote as much time to your post-workout routine as you do to everything leading up to it.

Whether you want to improve your range of motion, boost recovery time or alleviate soreness here are some things recommended by experts to do post workout.

  1. Roll
    1. Use a foam roller after your workout. It can help improve flexibility, increase blood flow and circulation and break up “knots” in soft tissue.
  2. Cool down
    1. When you finish your last set, don’t head straight for the door. You need to allow your body to cool down after you exercise to help prevent blood from pooling in the veins.
  3. Stretch
    1. A post-workout stretch is very important, especially for those who have lost flexibility and range of motion. The key to a good stretch is to find balance between discomfort and pain.
  4. Rehydrate
    1. The body sweats to cool itself down while you a powering through your workout. Without refilling the fluids, you lose you’ll end up dehydrated. Proper hydration regulates body temperature and lubricates the joints.

Keep these things in mind before you go to exercise. You’ll want to get in the habit to make the most of every workout.

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