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Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS) | Preventing & Treating DOMS by Matt C. Patient Expert Posted Sat 20 Dec 2008 6:44pm Muscle soreness after exercise can put a real kink in your training. Find out what DOMS is, how to prevent it and what you can do to ease delayed onset muscle soreness if you get it. Nearly anyone who works out regularly has experienced sore muscles after exercise. Sometimes you’ll feel it later that night, or the next morning … and in some c ... Read on »
Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness: Part I by Susannyny Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 07 Jan 2009 3:17pm Happy New Year everyone! There's no time for any lallygagging here at Catapult Fitness Blog as we all hopefully by now have our 2009 fitness goals in place (read: written out on a piece of paper with an associated plan of action!). You plan to work out hard this year and rest assured you are going to be sore. Personally, I like the ... Read on »
How to Relieve Sore Muscles by Mark S. Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 09 Mar 2009 3:01pm 1 Comment Dear Mark, Been eating primal for a few months now, loving it, but I just started doing some workouts and the soreness that comes a day or two later is just killing me. Does it get better? Maybe I’m doing them wrong? Thanks, Jill Thanks, Jill, for the question. It’s a subject that, had you not mentioned it, might never have popped ... Read on »
Sore muscles should guide your exercise program by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:03pm Your muscles should feel sore on some days after you exercise. If you go out and jog the same two miles at the same pace, day after day, you will never become faster, stronger or have greater endurance. If you stop lifting weights when your muscles start to burn, you won't feel sore on the next day and you will not become stronger. All improve ... Read on »
Sore Muscles? Don't Stop Exercising by Richard S. Patient Expert Posted Mon 01 Sep 2008 7:11pm Starting a workout program can be challenging. Making the time to exercise, creating a balanced routine, and setting goals are hard enough, but add to that the muscle soreness that comes with adapting to that regimen, and it may be difficult to stay on track. Chances are, you won't be leaping out of bed to get to the gym when it hurts to ho ... Read on »
Unconventional Ways to Deal With Sore Muscles by Charlotte H. Patient Expert Posted Fri 11 May 2012 12:53am I am so completely creeped out right now. The ‘stache, the look on his face, the fact that she looks 16. Plus jeans shorts? The mesh tank wasn’t enough of a statement on its own?! Last week found me kicking the laundry basket down the hallway with my foot. No, I’m not making my household chores into sports (although there’s an i ... Read on »
Sore Muscles- Tips to Help Reduce, Prevent and Relieve by Fitho Posted Wed 18 Nov 2009 12:00am First, let us tell you why muscles become sore after working out? Whenever you engage in an unusual level of physical activity like lifting weights or jogging, or simply moving heavy furniture, you create microscopic tears in your muscle tissue (this is normal). When your body rebuilds the damaged muscle it grows back bigger and stronger than ... Read on »
Massage Heals Sore Muscles? by John Elder Posted Mon 06 Feb 2012 4:40pm I think there’s a big difference between wanting to get a massage and having to get a massage. Personally, I’m a huge fan of wanting to get a massage. But having to get a massage? Not so much. I’ve been massaged under both circumstances, and I have to admit, the former is way better than the latter! When I want to get a massage, it’s ... Read on »
Does Stretching Really Help Sore Muscles? by Marci L. Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 05 Oct 2009 10:01pm I had a great opportunity to play a pretty wet and muddy game of football yesterday. It was fun but about an hour after the game when my muscles started to cool down a bit – “IT” happened. The weather was a cold, my body was wet from the rain and I was starting to get stiff – very stiff. I could feel my hip flexors on the verge of seizin ... Read on »