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How important are the cool-down portions of a workout?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology

In brief: Not very

The major aspect of the work out is the exercise itself.
Afterwords you can stop entirely and there are no proven benefits from an intermediate slow down in exercise. Keep well hydrated and stop if you feel dizzy or uncomfortable beyond your usual.

In brief: Not very

The major aspect of the work out is the exercise itself.
Afterwords you can stop entirely and there are no proven benefits from an intermediate slow down in exercise. Keep well hydrated and stop if you feel dizzy or uncomfortable beyond your usual.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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