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

Examples of postexercise in a Sentence

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, 21 Sep. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1910, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of postexercise was in 1910

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“Postexercise.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Oct. 2023.

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