What 12 Top Trainers Do After Their Workouts
You probably have an idea of what fitness pros do at the gym to get into such enviable shape. Here's a glimpse into what they're up to after they finish exercising.
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"I head straight to the steam room for 10 to 15 minutes," says Ingrid Nelson, a Washington D.C.. personal trainer and the founder of ING Group personal training. She always drinks at least one liter of water while she's steaming. Prefer the dry heat of a sauna? It may do your heart some good: Men who hit the sauna 4 to 7 times per week were 50 percent less likely to develop fatal cardiovascular disease compared with those who logged fewer sessions, according to a recent study in JAMA Internal Medicine
(the researchers aren't clear on exactly how time spent in the sauna leads to better health).