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warm-down

period of progressively less intense dynamic activity and stretching, undertaken promptly after a competition or bout of high-intensity training with a view to preventing blood pooling (leg exercise), better clearing of lactate and other waste products and mini mizing subsequent stiffness. Also known as cool-down.
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United's Patrice Evra, Paul Scholes, John O'Shea, Gerard Pique and Gary Neville were taking part in the warm-down on the pitch when they were asked to move by Chelsea ground staff.
In 'The Workout', Kelly Brook and Flavia Cacace give you step-by-step instruction on the Salsa, Jive, Quick Step and Tango, along with warm-up and warm-down routines.
Yesterday's was a warm-down session for the 11 international players on midweek duty and Sessegnon is expected to play a full part in today's build-up to the game with Newcastle United.
Graham got a knock but even the day after, when they did the warm-down, he wasn't suf-f fering particularly from it.
The alleged confrontation is understood to have occurred at the club's Benton training ground on Sunday morning during a routine warm-down.
We'll enjoy tonight and we'll get a warm-down tomorrow and we'll look forward to Sunday.
The duo had to be separated by team-mates during a warm-down session at a park next to the Humber Bridge just a day after the Tigers were thrashed 5-1 by Everton to leave them second from bottom in the Premier League.
During the visitors' warm-down after a Barclays Premier League defeat cemented by Michael Ballack's contentious late penalty, United's Patrice Evra and Bethell clashed following a verbal exchange and had to be pulled apart.
The pressure is clearly beginning to affect United with Rio Ferdinand having to apologise after kicking out at a woman steward in the Stamford Bridge tunnel after the game and a number of his teammates caught-up in an unsavoury scuffle with ground staff during their post-match warm-down.
Punches were thrown as they tried to do a warm-down after the 2-1 defeat and the incident is sure to spark an investigation.
All the Chelsea players use the pool the day after a match in a warm-down routine devised by medical experts.
The Halifax players will have been in for a warm-down on Sunday and then had a training session on Monday," said West.