The purpose of the cool-down is the reverse of the warm-up. It is important to cool down to redirect your blood flow back to normal. This process will bring your body temparature back down also. Not cooling down properly can lead to dizziness, nausea, and fainting. Here are some good cool-down stretches you can do after a good workout.
Primary Muscle Group: Upper Back
Muscle Groups Worked in This Exercise:
Preparation: Stand tall with your feet under your hips. Your arms and ball should be extended at chest level.
Breathing: Exhale as you curl forward, inhale as you rise back to standing position.