After completing your run, walk for a few minutes to cool-down. It is not a good idea to sprint at the end of your run and then come to a complete stop; this practice may result in an injury. Cooling down helps to shift the blood flow from the muscles to the heart and other vital organs. A cool down lets your heart rate slow down and your body gradually return to its pre-exercise physiological state. Cooling down properly and stretching (see Chapter 7: Flexibility) after your run will go a long way towards preventing injuries.
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