4 things you should never do after working out
Avoid these work-out mistakes in order to get the best results
These are some of the mistakes you might be making after your work-out and how they affect your your body.
Make sure that you stretch after a work-out. It will help you recover faster from your work-out.
This is good for your body as it keeps the blood flowing and your body recovers better. Take a walk even if you are not able to do the stretches.
Waiting too long to eat
Your body is in need of nutrients after an intense work-out. Make sure that you have a meal preferably rich in amino acids and carbohydrates no longer than 15-20 minutes after your work out.
Avoid eating too many fats though after a work-out because the point of a post work-out meal is to make sure that carbohydrates and amino acids reach the blood stream for distribution to the muscle cells as quickly as possible.
Not resting after a work-out
Sleep, sit down and relax after a work-out. Your body has been through a lot during a strenuous work out and for the work-out to be effective your body requires adequate rest for rebuilding to take place.
Avoid doing a lot of physical activity.
Not changing out of your work-out clothes
Exercise proper hygiene after working out.
That means changing out of your work-out clothes when you are done, taking a shower and allowing your skin to breathe.
This can help you to avoid numerous complications such as skin infections, yeast infections and acne.
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