active recovery

(redirected from tapering-off)

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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He said that that the markets had already incorporated quite a few of the elements of the tapering-off, and there had been some amount of overreaction from the market.
However, conditions in global financial markets, post the announcement of tapering-off of Quantitative Easing (QE) by the Federal Reserve of the US in May 2013, have become very volatile and indicate a low risk appetite by foreign investors for emerging economies.
As athletes, we normally do cycles of intense, strenuous training followed by a tapering-off period so that our bodies are feeling fresh and ready for competition.
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Mainland GDP growth is projected to slow down somewhat to slightly below 2 per cent in 2001 and 2002, reflecting the recent monetary tightening, the tapering-off of world trade and the return to a normal level of electricity production, which will only be partly offset by a less negative development of petroleum-sector investment.