post·​ex·​er·​cise | \ ˌpōst-ˈek-sər-ˌsīz How to pronounce postexercise (audio) \

Definition of postexercise

: existing or occurring after exercise postexercise stretching When it comes to postexercise munching, what you eat can have a lot to do with how quickly you recover.— Cheryl Sacra

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Recent Examples on the Web After a strength-training session, your metabolism stays elevated through a process called excess postexercise oxygen consumption (EPOC). K. Aleisha Fetters, SELF, "How Much Does Strength Training Really Increase Metabolism?," 21 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of postexercise

1910, in the meaning defined above

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“Postexercise.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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