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How to Relieve Muscle Soreness

What is the cause of a Muscle Soreness immediately after exercise?

Austin Massage Clinic - Muscle SorenessThere is no sure shot answer to this commonly asked question. There are many different scientists and doctors who suggest various kinds of theories about this. However the most strongest of the theories is the study that indicates that this condition occurs due to dehydration in the body. Another  known cause is the fatigue of muscles that happens when the glycogen levels in the muscles get completely finished.

Muscle Soreness Relief

Here are some ways to relieve Muscle Soreness after exercise:

1. Stretching
Be sure to warm up before workout and stretch after you workout. It will help loosen the muscle soreness and prevent injury to muscles and joints.

2. Massage
Massage therapy can increase blood circulation, and reduces muscle soreness as well as reduce swelling.

3. Hot and cold Therapy
Apply heat to your muscle for about 10 minutes then apply cold for 10 minutes. The heat helps stimulate blood circulation to the injury area, thus alleviating sore and stiff muscles. Cold Therapies is very effective in relieving pain, reducing swelling and inflammation

4. Take time to rest

Take time to rest until soreness subsides before doing the next workout

5. Eating the right Nutrients
Make sure your body gets the right nutrients. Eating a higher protein to help repair and heal the muscles.

6. Drink plenty of water
Drink plenty of water during and after the workout to hydrate the body. Dehydration can negatively affect your strength, energy levels and ability to regulate and maintain organ function.

7. Epsom salt bath
Epsom salt has been used to relieve pain and tension as well as arthritis pain. Dissolve 2 cups of Epsom salts to a hot bath. This is good for relax your nerves, reduce swelling and remove toxins from the body.

 

 

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