Dos & Don’ts For After The Workout

Woman stretching on track(BlackDoctor.org) — Sometimes, nothing feels as good as knowing you’ve sweat it out and burned calories. But before you think you’re done, make sure you do these four things after your workout (and avoid doing the last one!).

Do: Stretch

Tired muscles need to be kept flexible to prevent future tightness or injuries, so make sure you spend a few minutes after a workout stretching as part of your cool down. And don’t forget to foam roll any stubborn knots away for the same reasons.

Do: Refuel