Definition of warm down in English:

warm down

phrasal verb

  • Recover from strenuous physical exertion by doing gentle stretches and exercises.

    ‘warm down for twenty to twenty-five minutes’
    • ‘Basically adequate warm up, warm down, stretching, correct training, good diet and when possible, correcting bio mechanical problems are the best buffers against injuries.’
    • ‘You can warm down physically by walking around or doing lighter (using less energy) exercises.’
    • ‘An adequate warm up, the selection of safe exercises and movement patterns, regular monitoring of body alignment and exercise intensity, and an appropriate warm down are important.’
    • ‘I thought it was a better way to warm down than to run on my own.’
    • ‘He finished the challenge with a 25-length warm down.’
    • ‘The Knights are booked in for a post-match swim tonight to help them warm down, then they will have a light training session on Sunday morning ahead of Monday's game.’
    • ‘‘It was nice to beat Michael, even though he was only warming down after his freestyle race,’ Parry said.’
    • ‘Everyone was warming down and slowly disappearing into the change rooms.’
    • ‘That fourth goal earned Walsall a point at home to Stoke last Saturday and after the game Brian Beard spoke to Paul as he was warming down.’
    • ‘To warm down you have to wait until you loose the pump of your last exercise.’