How to Ease Sore Muscles After a Hard Workout
5 Ways to Ease Sore Muscles
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Stretch It Out and Move About
After working out, a good stretch session is a must — lengthening overworked muscle fibers by stretching eases possible post-workout pain. Although, some studies have found that stretching doesn't relieve the lingering pain of a hard fitness session, it can help make muscle fibers healthier and more elastic.
On days when stretching is not enough to relieve pain, light cardio the day after an intense workout improves circulation, warming up your body — and we already know that a little heat goes a long way to help the pain go away!