What are the real benefits and proclaimed benefits (aka myths) of cool-downs? Should you do cool-downs, and if yes, how should you do it in your triathlon training?
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN:
-The actual benefit of cooldowns: reducing risk of post-exercise dizziness and fainting
-Myths about cool-downs - no, they DON'T enhance recovery or improve performance in later workouts
-Why it might be a good idea to do cool-downs anyway - but from a training adaptation standpoint, not a recovery or performance standpoint
-My personal recommendations regarding cool-downs
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