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Video: general cool down (10 minutes)

This cool-down video is suitable for all levels. Do this after exercising to stretch your muscles and avoid injuries.

Media last reviewed: 8 December 2020
Media review due: 8 December 2023
See exercise video safety information

This exercise video is suitable for most people, but is not tailored to any specific condition, characteristic or person.

Get advice from a GP or health professional before trying it, especially if:

  • you have any concerns about your health
  • you are not sure if the exercises are suitable
  • you have any pre-existing health problems or injuries, or any current symptoms

Stop the exercise immediately and get medical help if you feel any pain or feel unwell.

About this video

Stretching is important after exercise, to help you cool down gradually, improve your flexibility and prevent injury.

You can use this cool-down video as a class on its own, or follow it after you have done another type of video workout (check out the blue menu tabs on this page for more options).

This cool-down routine takes 10 minutes and is suitable for all fitness levels. You may want to have some water and a towel to hand.

These fitness videos have been created by InstructorLive and range from 10 to 45 minutes. Please note that these videos are recorded sessions of previously live webcasts.

If you like this class you may enjoy vinyasa flow yoga or pilates for beginners

Page last reviewed: 8 August 2019
Next review due: 8 August 2022