How do you feel after a workout? You probably feel awesome with a touch of beat down, but all in all awesome. However, what usually follows a day or two later is muscle soreness after a workout.
Achy, sore muscles are par for the course in getting stronger, leaner and fitter. When we lift heavy weights or take on a new workout regimen, it is something to expect.
Delayed onset muscle soreness (also known as DOMS) is stiffness that you may experience a few days after exercise. DOMS is caused by microscopic tears that damage the muscle. Don’t worry, these tears are actually beneficial because they force our muscles to rebuild, which burns a lot of calories and increases lean muscle mass.
You can manage muscle soreness after a workout so that you don’t find yourself from your workouts.…