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Doctor insights on: Is It Bad To Work Out When Your Muscles Are Sore

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Help! need to know if there's anyway i can speed up my muscle soreness so i can work out again?

Help! need to know if there's anyway i can speed up my muscle soreness so i can work out again?

Icing.: Try icing the sore muscles, for 20 minutes at a time, 3-4 times per day. Also, take an over the counter anti-inflammatory medication, which should also help. ...Read more

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It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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I was told that after you work out you should eat till you're full to help to prevent muscle soreness. Even more than your recommendation. True, or?

I was told that after you work out you should eat till you're full to help to prevent muscle soreness. Even more than your recommendation. True, or?

Not quite: Strength training uses glycogen stores and breaks down muscle. Workouts can generate Lactic Acid in your muscles and body. Drinking and eating (food and/or shakes)after workouts helps to flush out lactic acid, restore glycogen stores, helps build and restore muscle tissue. Supplements such as vitamin e, and c help with muscle soreness. ...Read more

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How do I reduce muscle soreness post work out?

How do I reduce muscle soreness post work out?

Ice, cool down: I would recommend that you ice any affected area for about 15 min i would also recommend that you cool down after any aerobic type activities too many people finish running or cycling and then just sit down - that's just great for you muscles to tighten up walking for a few minutes will also help get the Lactic Acid out of your msucles. ...Read more

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Is there anything I can eat or do to reduce muscle soreness after a work out?

Is there anything I can eat or do to reduce muscle soreness after a work out?

Protein & Glutamine: Stay well hydrated; drink 16 oz water an hour before your workout. Then drink 4-8 oz for every 15 minutes of exercise. After your workout, consume a protein-carbohydrate mix, usually in the form of a beverage; chocolate milk with a scoop or two of a whey protein powder. Rule is 1 gram carb for every kg of bodyweight, then 1/3 of that in protein. 1000 mg glutamine helps to cut soreness. ...Read more

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Why do my muscles only get sore when i work out after not having worked out in a while?

Why do my muscles only get sore when i work out after not having worked out in a while?

Muscle soreness: This is because your muscles are not used to the activity. Once you start a routine your soreness will get better. ...Read more

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Why don't my muscle get sore after working out even though I change my work out so they don't adapt to that specific work out?

Why don't my muscle get sore after working out even though I change my work out so they don't adapt to that specific work out?

Variable: Could be intensity level, adaptation to the exercises you are doing, you are in shape and need more challenge, change up sports...Etc. ...Read more

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What to do if I have sore muscles all over but didn't work out. Now my hubby does too. Could we have some sort of a virus?

What to do if I have sore muscles all over but didn't work out. Now my hubby does too. Could we have some sort of a virus?

Possible or medicati: Possible or medication effect or inflammatory condition of muscles. Rheumatologist should clarify. ...Read more

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CK level in 3000. ecg normal. just had a work out couple days before blood test. muscles were sore. is that a factor?

CK level in 3000. ecg normal. just had a work out couple days before blood test. muscles were sore. is that a factor?

Workout: A bodybuilder can shoot CK to 5000 or more. Good for you. Testing Med students, all of the ones that work out or exercise hard have high vslues ...Read more

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I work out regularly, weight training. My muscles have been getting very tight and sore after. What can I do to relieve? Can't take nsaids d/t GI prob

Drink water: You can take tylenol (acetaminophen) for mild soreness after exercise and weight training is normal but if you're having severe soreness in your muscle and your urine color is turning dark then you should consult a physician to rule out rhabdomyolysis which is caused by excessive breakdown of muscle tissue and lead to renal failure sometime in the meantime stay hydrated and drink plenty of fluids. ...Read more