cooldown


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cooldown

(kool′down″)
Any low-impact, low intensity movement, such as walking, stretching, or casually performed calisthenics, performed after vigorous exercise. It allows body temperature to fall gradually, returns blood from skeletal muscles to the central circulation, and decreases muscle lactate concentrations.
cool-down, adjective
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The purposes of the first are to divert traffic to the cooldown yard and conduct a quick inspection for large items.
Three factors were calibrated to obtain a converter cooldown rate similar to [9], and they included: a) External heat transfer coefficient for convection from PCM, b) Exhaust-gas minimal flow rate during soak and c) Engine-out exhaust-gas cooldown rate during soak.
Static stretches can damage cold muscles and should only be used during the after-activity cooldown (more on that below).
For Hartzell's lightweight E--, X--and M-Drive (formerly Kelly) units, the cooldown/rest time is 20 seconds and the start/rest cycle may be repeated 20 times before a 10-minute cooldown is required.
A bounce in growth in the second quarter was cut short in July, and data suggest the cooldown may have deepened since.
Evidence has mounted in recent weeks that those measures are beginning to have some effect, arresting a cooldown in activity which saw growth slide to an 18-month low of 7.4 percent in the first quarter.
The meat of the book covers nutrition, warmup and cooldown, the role of aerobic vs.
In the late 1970's the company played a major role in the dry-out and initial cooldown of piping and equipment at the Cove Point facility.
Attention to the fascia--connective tissue found around, within, and between the joints--is gaining popularity among runners and other exercise enthusiasts who want to go deeper during warm-up and cooldown for maximum flexibility, road readiness, and recovery.
Economists said the two purchasing managers' indices (PMI) reinforced their concerns that China's economic cooldown could deepen in the second quarter, especially with Beijing looking increasingly reluctant to take action to stimulate growth.
You can build strings from four kinds of elements - damage, regeneration, cooldown and doublers, so each successful combo will do varying amounts of damage, healing and reduce your ability to call on finishers depending on what you put into it, and how far through the combo you manage to get.