active recovery

ac·tive re·cov·er·y

(ak'tiv rĕ-kŭv'ĕr-ē)
Exercising with gradually diminishing intensity immediately after a bout of vigorous exercise; facilitates lactate and metabolic waste removal by maintaining blood flow in muscles during recovery.
Synonym(s): active cool-down, tapering-off.
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Sadly, her sons say, Eileen's active recovery moved a blood clot in her leg, causing a pulmonary embolism.
HIIT workouts alternate a quick, intense period of exercise, such as running or cycling, followed by a short, active recovery.
Both patients are expected to make a full and active recovery following the procedures.
The patient, who suffered an injury on his left knee while playing football over two years ago, was able to move within a few hours after the two-hour surgery and is expected to make a full and active recovery.
With that said, some active recovery is great to flush out all the toxins.
At its simplest, HIIT means that you exercise at full intensity for a short burst (usually 20-30 seconds), followed by active recovery (easy pace for a minute or so), for a total time of about 20 minutes.
There's a good eight to ten boys who like to go out and hit a ball around on days off and get a little active recovery," he says.
10 With the extensive use of chemotherapy and customized knee replacement operation, people tend to pay more and more attention to the application of active recovery treatment after joint replacement operation.
Founding Director, StART, Stroke Active Recovery Therapy.
I usually train 5 days a week with one full recovery day and one active recovery day.
He went to hospital for the evening and there was nothing in terms of active recovery for a fair while.
2012) found passive recovery to be more convenient than active recovery in patients with CHD and chronic heart failure, respectively.
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