5 Moves to Cool Down After a Workout
Get more out of your training by spending a few minutes at the end of every workout with Regeneration. A critical component to any training plan, Regeneration restores balance in your body, helping to relieve aches and pains while enhancing your body’s response to training. You’ll increase blood flow and work out the kinks in ailing muscles to speed up your body’s recovery process. Incorporate the movements below, courtesy of Athletes’ Performance physical therapist Anna Hartman, into your post-workout routine to make your workouts more effective and get ready for your next training session.
Improve your flexibility and stretch the outside your hip with the help of a simple piece of equipment.
This combination move will stretch and massage your hamstrings at the same time, just what you need after a challenging lower-body workout.
Feel your torso open up with this upper-body stretch.
Give your quads and hip flexors a quality stretch with some gentle assistance from a rope.
Soothe your sore back by working out the kinks with this one.
For more moves and expert advice to improve your recovery, visit our Regeneration section.