postexercise

adjective
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

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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First Known Use of postexercise

1910, in the meaning defined above

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“Postexercise.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/postexercise. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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