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6 Things You Should Do After Every Workout

Muscle and Fitness Logo By Zack Zeigler of Muscle and Fitness | Slide 1 of 7: <p>Your workout doesn’t end after your last rep. To reap as many rewards as possible from each <a href="http://www.muscleandfitness.com/workouts/workout-routines/complete-mf-beginners-training-guide-0">training session</a>, you need to devote as much time to your <a href="http://www.muscleandfitness.com/nutrition/meal-plans/6-perfect-post-workout-meals">post-workout</a> routine as you do to everything leading up to your first set.</p><p>Whether you’re looking to <a href="http://www.muscleandfitness.com/workouts/workout-tips/6-best-extended-range-motion-moves-mass-0">improve your range of motion</a>, <a href="http://www.muscleandfitness.com/nutrition/gain-mass/6-foods-reduce-muscle-soreness-promote-recovery">alleviate soreness</a>, or <a href="http://muscleandfitness.com/nutrition/gain-mass/muscle-recovery-cheat-sheet">boost recovery</a> time, Nick Clayton, M.S., M.B.A., C.S.C.S.,*D, R.S.C.C., the Personal Program Manager for the National Strength and Conditioning Association, suggests doing these six things after you train.</p>

Post-Workout Tips

Your workout doesn’t end after your last rep. To reap as many rewards as possible from each training session, you need to devote as much time to your post-workout routine as you do to everything leading up to your first set.

Whether you’re looking to improve your range of motion, alleviate soreness, or boost recovery time, Nick Clayton, M.S., M.B.A., C.S.C.S.,*D, R.S.C.C., the Personal Program Manager for the National Strength and Conditioning Association, suggests doing these six things after you train.

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