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Why a Workout Cooldown Is as Important as Warming Up

Nowadays people have a much better understanding that warming up is important before training so they can prevent injury, improve focus, and physically...

By: Roger Lockridge

Why You Can't Afford to Miss a Cooldown

Maybe you're tight on time or you have plans with friends. So you look at your workout for ways to save time. Sure enough, the cooldown is the fir...

By: Andy Haley

How Important is Cooling Down After a Workout?

Let's start with who should always perform a cooldown after a workout. If you have any type of cardiovascular health issue, that means you. Peopl...

By: Joe Giandonato

Ask the Experts: Do I Really Need to Cool Down After a Workout?

Q: Do I really need to do a cool-down after a workout? A: Yes! The cool-down is one of the most important parts of your workout. It's what helps yo...

By: Andy Haley

Cooldown Guidelines For Muscle Growth and Recovery

By neglecting to stretch after training, you're shortchanging yourself with an incomplete workout. In order to build muscle and recover completely, ...

By: Jim Carpentier

Latest Videos in Cool Down

Colby Lewis' Post-Game Band Exercise

Texas Rangers starting pitcher Colby Lewis demonstrates a band routine he performs after each throwing session.

Tim Beckham Post-Workout Static Stretch

To conclude an on-field workout session, former #1 overall pick Tim Beckham cools down with a Post-Workout Static Stretch with instruction from Tripp Smith of Competitive Edge Sports.

Utah Jazz Static Stretching

Utah Jazz stars Kosta Koufos and Morris Almond cool down after their workout while strength and conditioning coach Mark McKown explains the importance of static stretching after training, as opposed to before working out.

Duke Men's Soccer Straddle Stretch Variations

Duke men's soccer uses Straddle Stretch Variations with coaching from strength and speed coordinator Jeff Howser.

Duke Men's Soccer Cool Down

The Blue Devils perform a Cool Down routine after every practice with coaching from speed coordinator Jeff Howser.