Is the Exercise Cool Down Really Necessary?

Is the Exercise Cool Down Necessary?

Gina Kolata writes an article for The New York Times that discusses what scientific evidence there is to substantiate cooling down as an important component of post-exercise recovery.

Gina Kolata – The New York Times

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Gina Kolata writes an article for The New York Times that discusses what scientific evidence there is to substantiate cooling down as an important component of post-exercise recovery.  In the article, she cites findings that seem to show that while cooling down may be important to prevent diziness in some athletes, prior beliefs about the negative effects of lactic acid build up and the resultant muscle soreness caused by abrupt stops to hard workouts may be unsunstantiated.

By: Gina Kolata

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Published: October 13, 2009

The New York Times

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