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Is little muscle pain after cycling considered to be a sign of insufficient protein in the body?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
No.: Geeting adequate nutritional support from increasing protein is good, but you are experiencing delayed soreness of exercise, which is common. One possibility is that your seat height adjustment is off. Aleve (naproxen) or Motrin should get rid of pain. If the pain is present longer than 2-3 days, you may have strained/sprained something, but you did not say where you hurt! see your pcx if pain persists!

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A 34-year-old member asked:

Does having little muscle pain a sign of sufficient protein in the body?

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Dr. Rahul Banerjee
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Muscle pain: Muscle pain results from some type if muscle injury. Protein is required to repair and build your muscles. But less muscle pain does not necessarily correlate with sufficient protein.

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