Cool down exercises are an important - but often overlooked - part of your workout. To help you cool down effectively, find out how to do it properly in the video below.
You can find the transcript of the video at the end of the page if you need it.
There are a few tips you should know when you do stretches. Take a couple of minutes to have a look at How To Do Your Muscle Stretches Correctly.
Now, here are the stretches for each main muscle you may have worked on in your workout.
Back Of The Thigh (Hamstring) Stretches
Buttocks (Glute) Stretches
Front Thigh (Quad) Stretches
Hip Flexor Stretches
Inner Thigh Stretches
Lower Back Stretches
Stretches For Upper Back
Upper Arm Stretches
Cool off exercises can help relieve post-workout muscle soreness and prevent injury. They also help you avoid possible fainting and dizziness which you might experience if you stop your workout suddenly.
Also, cooling down can be an enjoyable experience. It helps you wind down both physically and emotionally after a hard workout.
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