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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"After a workout, my head is clear, my mood is better, and I work faster and more efficiently, so that's when I tackle the creative problems on my to-do list," says Mary Helen Bowers, a former professional ballerina with the New York City Ballet and founder of Ballet Beautiful fitness. Post-workout may be the optimal time to take on any type of mentally challenging task, as research in Psychology and Aging
suggests that exercise has an immediate positive effect on cognition.