warm down

Gentle exercise at the end of a training session before cooling off.
See Also: warm up

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  • warm down — To perform gentle exercises after strenuous physical exertion • • • Main Entry: ↑warm * * * recover from strenuous physical exertion by doing gentle stretches and exercises * * * ˌwarm ˈdown derived to do gentle exercises to help your body relax… …   Useful english dictionary

  • warm-down — n exercises that you do to relax your body after playing a sport or dancing →↑warm up ▪ A gentle walk can act as a warm down after a race …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • warm-down — warm ,down noun count gentle exercises that you do after playing a sport to help your body return to its usual temperature ─ opposite WARM UP …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • warm-down — warm downs N COUNT: usu sing A warm down is a series of special exercises that you do after doing a physical activity to help relax your muscles and joints …   English dictionary

  • warm-down — /wawrm down /, n. a tapering off or recovery from strenuous physical exercise, esp. running or racing, by slowing down or doing light stretches. [by analogy with WARMUP] * * * warmˈ down noun A period of gentle exercise after strenuous physical… …   Useful english dictionary

  • warm-down — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms warm down : singular warm down plural warm downs gentle exercises that you do after playing a sport to help your body to return to its usual temperature …   English dictionary

  • warm down — PHRASAL VERB If you warm down after doing a physical activity, you do special exercises to help relax your muscles and joints. → See also warm down [V P] He always warms down after training …   English dictionary

  • warm-down — atvėsimas statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Nuoseklus valdomas sportininko fizinio aktyvumo mažinimas po pratybų ar varžybų, padedantis organizmui pašalinti dėl medžiagų apykaitos (skilimo) atsiradusius nereikalingus produktus… …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • warm-down — /wawrm down /, n. a tapering off or recovery from strenuous physical exercise, esp. running or racing, by slowing down or doing light stretches. [by analogy with WARMUP] * * * …   Universalium

  • warm-up — warm ,up noun 1. ) count an occasion when you prepare yourself for an activity: The tests are a useful warm up for the final exam. a ) a set of exercises that you do just before you start to play a sport, in order to prepare your body: a five… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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