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Muscle's Sore?? No Problem

Well its after the new year and many people have started exercise plans and workouts. I’m very proud of you for doing this but sometimes, we forget how far we should push ourselves and fall into overtraining or lifting. This results in muscle soreness which I like to call “ walking like a robot”. There are many ways to help alleviate this but I thought I would share some easy techniques to improve your healing process. Thank you all so much for reading my blogs. It means so much to me that we can share our thoughts , knowledge and experiences.


It's important to note that these suggestions may not work for everyone, and consulting with a healthcare or fitness professional is advised for personalized advice. Here are some common tips:


  • Rest and Recovery: Give your muscles time to heal by incorporating rest days into your workout routine. Adequate rest is crucial for muscle recovery.

  • Hydration: Staying hydrated is essential for overall health and can aid in recovery. Drink plenty of water before, during, and after your workout.

  • Proper Nutrition: Ensure you're getting enough nutrients, including protein, to support muscle recovery. Protein is particularly important for repairing and building muscle tissue.

  • Stretching: Gentle stretching may help alleviate muscle soreness. Incorporate both dynamic and static stretches before and after your workout.

  • Foam Rolling: Using a foam roller or massage tools may help with muscle tightness and soreness. This technique is called self-myofascial release.

  • Heat and Cold Therapy: Applying heat or cold packs to sore muscles can sometimes provide relief. Heat may help increase blood flow, while cold can help reduce inflammation.

  • Epsom Salt Bath: Some people find relief by taking a warm bath with Epsom salts, which contain magnesium that may help relax muscles.

  • Light Exercise: Engage in light activities like walking or swimming to promote blood flow without putting excessive strain on sore muscles.


Remember to listen to your body, and if the soreness persists or is accompanied by severe pain, it's advisable to seek professional advice. Additionally, individual responses to these methods can vary, so it's essential to find what works best for you. Thank you again for reading my blog and don’t hesitate to follow my FB page and engage with me. Like comment and share so that we can build some nice social media relationships. Have a great day!


Pat Chance



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