8 Ways to Relieve Post-Workout Pain and Muscle Soreness

If you’ve tried a new workout regimen recently, added an extra weight into your existing routine, or done an intense workout after a while, you’ve probably experienced delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS). DOMS is common after exercise and it’s followed by achiness and stiffness that you feel in your muscles within hours after you work out. It usually means you did good training and your muscles are getting stronger. The repetitive muscle contractions during activities such as push-ups, squats, and lifting weights create microscopic tears in your muscle fibers that trigger inflammation. Feeling sore is just a natural outcome of...

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