A 5-minute cool down routine to help you recover faster

Oct17th 2019

A cool down routine featuring MoveMend trainers Garrett Bell and Troy Smith

Static stretch as part of a cool down routine Adding a cool down routine after your workout helps your heart rate gradually return to normal. It also recirculates the blood pooled in your muscles and sends it back to your heart.

Making time for a cool down, especially after a high-intensity cardio workout or a strenuous strength training session, has multiple benefits.

Cool down benefits

It stretches out your muscles, reducing soreness. Because your body is warmed up, it’s a good time for static stretches. This releases tension in your muscles and improves flexibility.

Try this 5-minute routine after your next workout and see how you feel!

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