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What does PRE-EX stand for?

PRE-EX stands for Pre-Exercise

This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Science, medicine, engineering, etc.

Samples in periodicals archive:

Tampa, FL-based Re-Body has introduced PRE3 MAX, an all-natural, pre-exercise energy optimizer containing Power-grape, CapsiMax Plus and Rhodiolife.
On exercise days participants were asked to decrease their insulin dose (by 10% for long to intermediate acting or 50% decrease in basal rate one hour pre-exercise in those receiving continuous subcutaneous injection).
The papers offer a general overview of macronutrients and their role in sporting activities; discuss pre-exercise, during-exercise, and post-exercise considerations for both resistance and aerobically mediated activity of nutrients; and offer future-directed explorations of such topics as the impact of protein sources in the context of timing, the place of nutrient timing in a comprehensive recovery program, and application of nutrient timing to special populations such as the aged and the military.
There is a significant body of scientific literature that states that pre-exercise static stretching, such as your standard hamstring or calf stretch, when held for a significant length of time (15-60 seconds is common) may actually cause injury.