To gain muscles or refine your body, playing sports is not enough. Recovery is an inpmortant part of the process! Discover here 5 tips that will allow you to optimize your exercise sessions.
1. Gradually stop
As the end of your sport session gets closer, don't overextend yourself. Over the last 10 minutes, gradually reduce your pace to allow your metabolism and cardiovascular system to prepare for recovery.
2. Relax your body
In order to ease the muscle tension created by the exercises you have done, it is best to end the session with a some stretching. Massages (including self-massages) or meditation can be a good way to relax your body after sports.
Since the body sweats during exercise, staying hydrated before, during and