Things We Should Not do After WorkoutBy Sanya Bajaj - 20 January 2020
It feels great after completing an intense workout session but along with that, it is also important to be careful after you come outside the gym. Many of us just focus on the pre-things and forget about the post so here are some major mistakes that you should never do after workout
Eat Junk Food
Doing vigorous workout needs dedication and hard works so don’t waste your energy and efforts by eating unhealthy after exercising. Burning calories in gym do not mean that you can have anything you want go for healthier options rather than the ones you crave for.
Forget to drink water
This is something that most of us do. Never forget to keep yourself hydrated before, after and during the workout. Water is really important for our body and when we sweat hard it helps us in boosting the strength that might go low after the gym session. Besides this it also helps in fastening the metabolism.
Forget to stretch
No doubt almost everyone is aware of the warm up session before starting the full mode exercises but what about the post work out stretching? Both in the starting and at the end you should stretch your muscles because it will keep your muscles healthy and refrain it from the pain.
Never skip your meal after workout because it does not help in maintaining your fitness. Go for some snacks as it’s important to repair and refuel the body after workout.
Touching your face
Many people have a habit of touching their face in between the workouts which is not a good habit as there are many germs on the machines which can result in bacterial infection. So don’t rub your eyes or touch your skin without cleaning your hands and always keep a towel with you.
Not changing clothes
Don’t be so lazy that you forget to change your sweaty clothes after your gym. Try to take a shower immediately and wear clean clothes because the sweating on it can cause yeast infection or acne on your body.