Health & Fitness

Muscle soreness after you work out

Health & Fitness

Posted by: buffy

22nd Mar 2012 03:57pm

Tips on how to prevent and recover from muscle soreness!

Comments 23

Anonymous
  • 22nd Feb 2014 11:38am

NO PAIN = NO GAIN

Anonymous
  • 22nd Feb 2014 11:37am

NO PAIN = NO GAIN

Kessa1959
Kessa1959
  • 20th Jan 2014 10:41pm

It depends on the type of pain. If it's a muscular pain it's okay as you have probably just used a different set of muscles than usual or pushed a bit harder. I find that for a couple of days after a new exercise regime I am stiff otherwise I may be sore during some stretches but it settles down within an hour or so of the work out.

jester123
jester123
  • 28th Aug 2013 04:37pm

You shouldn't be in pain but muscle soreness is fine. There's a difference.

hoppy55555
hoppy55555
  • 8th Oct 2013 01:21pm
You shouldn't be in pain but muscle soreness is fine. There's a difference.

Yes you are very right . I have been on prescription pain tablets for over 25 years .After 2 ruptured lungs and over 200 breaks in my bones . Every person met in the gym have explained that they have all improved . I can tell you that I am even back to part time work .Please see a doctor if you have any concerns about your health .I have found that I am better for going and say to everybody to only do what you can do .

Anonymous
  • 23rd Jul 2013 10:22pm

Don't be afraid to push yourself at the Gym but know your limits. Everyone has their own threshold, and the only gain you can get is to push the boundaries of yours. In retrospect when you push your limits, you extend them as well.

In most cases, experiencing pain is natural when you reach your threshold. Knowing when to stop, and how to properly worm up and cool down your body can prevent injury.

Its ultimately up to you to decide your limits, but remember that working out is a very important and natural process of everyone's lives, don't be afraid of it.

Miss_jd
Miss_jd
  • 20th Jun 2013 07:33pm

If its muscle pain then it's a great excuses for a massage after your workout

Anonymous
  • 15th Jun 2013 03:59pm

it may be DOMS

Anonymous
  • 12th Jun 2013 11:10pm

Hello Buffy,

The muscular ache or pain after a workout can kick in within hours, or over-night and can last up to 48 hours. This is called DOMS (delayed onset muscle soreness), and is completely normal. The best way to prevent this from happening every time you work out, is to work out regularly, 4-5 times a week. Also, stretching out the muscles you have used after a workout will ease the ache!

hrdwrk2008
hrdwrk2008
  • 12th Jun 2013 09:50pm

Try drinking a protein supplement drink afterwards
Building new tissue is exactly what its for, fast recovery.

I train in kung fu for over 35 years. I use traditional dita jow or "hit & fall" medicine for trauma and conditioning injuries. years of using it has let me become quite resilient to say the least.

I train every day so as long as the pain i endure each lesson allows me to train the next day then that's fine. Carrying some pain is expected.

Pain has many levels friend, they all are managed differently.

buffy
buffy
  • 12th Aug 2012 09:58pm

Yes I agree, no pain no gain.I have personal training session twice a week for 40 mins.After I feel great the next I feel my whole body hurts,THE work I love but pain the next day!!!.

hoppy55555
hoppy55555
  • 8th Oct 2013 01:30pm
i am a pt and sports science graduate. im telling you, the majority of things work the same for most! however, we all begin at diff stages therefor we firstly need to slowly condition our bodies...

Thank you for your reply . As you realise that people have there own levels that they can do . After I was in hospital for over 14 months , it makes me more than just want to survive .

hoppy55555
hoppy55555
  • 20th Aug 2012 08:35am
i am a pt and sports science graduate. im telling you, the majority of things work the same for most! however, we all begin at diff stages therefor we firstly need to slowly condition our bodies...

Very true.We are given a short time to use our body.We all need to respect them for our bodies,to last .

Justcindy
Justcindy
  • 19th Aug 2012 09:45pm
Have you ever thought of what you may be doing ,to yourself.After being run over on my motorcycle.Lots of broken bones.I also have a trainer.He has my belief that is,to do a workout at a slow...

i am a pt and sports science graduate. im telling you, the majority of things work the same for most! however, we all begin at diff stages therefor we firstly need to slowly condition our bodies befor reaching certain levels. everyone can do sit ups, we just need to work up to it. thats all. alot try to xpect everyone to handle the same routins straight up. no can do

hoppy55555
hoppy55555
  • 17th Aug 2012 10:25pm
Yes I agree, no pain no gain.I have personal training session twice a week for 40 mins.After I feel great the next I feel my whole body hurts,THE work I love but pain the next day!!!.

Have you ever thought of what you may be doing ,to yourself.After being run over on my motorcycle.Lots of broken bones.I also have a trainer.He has my belief that is,to do a workout at a slow pace.Which your body can transform.

hoppy55555
hoppy55555
  • 11th Aug 2012 03:17pm

I was hurt bad in a road accident.The only main reason that I am still alive.Is the gym.It is said that no pain no gain.That is nothing but a an untruth.To workout at the gym is good for most people.There is only good in being healthy.To feel better is better than not feeling well.

kiara.lee
kiara.lee
  • 7th Oct 2013 11:29pm
Thank you,you realize that people are not all the same.

The best thing is to ease yourself back into training slowly. I'm very guilty of skipping gym for a while because of excuses that seem credible at the time and I try and train by old routine on my first day back... I am often sore for days and it really puts me off going again (I know...) but you have to be very aware of your limitations and fitness level. If you're a little sore the next day or two, awesome! But if you are in serious pain for almost a weak, take it easy

hoppy55555
hoppy55555
  • 17th Aug 2012 10:28pm
Thank you,you realize that people are not all the same.

Thank you,you realize that people are not all the same.

Anonymous
  • 16th Aug 2012 03:51pm
I was hurt bad in a road accident.The only main reason that I am still alive.Is the gym.It is said that no pain no gain.That is nothing but a an untruth.To workout at the gym is good for most...

I agree, gym is good for most people and do not need feel pain after work out, just choose what work the best way for you.

Alex S
Alex S
  • 1st Aug 2012 12:32pm

Depends on the kind of pain. If it's muscular you earned it & can be proud of it. If it's in your chest you should be worried!

hoppy55555
hoppy55555
  • 17th Aug 2012 10:31pm
Depends on the kind of pain. If it's muscular you earned it & can be proud of it. If it's in your chest you should be worried!

What happens if your chest is always in pain.If your lungs are ruptured by accident.

Anu
Anu
  • 1st Aug 2012 11:06am

No gain without pain :)

hoppy55555
hoppy55555
  • 8th Oct 2013 01:07pm
No gain without pain :)

After I woke from a 10 month coma . My motorcycle had been run over by a car running a stop sign . Had 242 breaks in my bones . The physios had all said that that saying is wrong .If you want to improve your body , take all the time your body needs .I have been going to the gym now for years . Now when I do not go for more than 2 days . Then I hurt more . Every person has to choose how they want to live . If you want to be happier , do what is best for you .

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