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What supplement can I take to prevent muscle soreness?

What supplement can I take to prevent muscle soreness?

Muscle soreness: Calcium, magnesium and zinc along with co q 10. Minerals need to be in forms that are well absorbed. Cal mag zinc in hydroxy acid oratates is good. Or take magnesium malate for good absorbtion. For co q 10 use the ubiquinol form which is eight times more absorbed than ubiquinone. ...Read more

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Muscle (Definition)

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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My partner gets aching muscles and very weak everytime he gets sick. Is there any supplements or natural vitamins that will help to prevent this?

My partner gets aching muscles and very weak everytime he gets sick. Is there any supplements or natural vitamins that will help to prevent this?

Yes: There are many vitamins & supplements that boost immune function. He could try a good multivitamin plus 2000 mg of vit, .C 2x/day, 5000 units of vit d in winter months & additional zinc. Many herbs can also help, such as astragalus, ashwagandha & medicinal mushrooms like cordyceps. A healthy diet & stress reduction will also help. A good book is the road to immunity by kenneth bock md. ...Read more

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I was sedentary before, how long may it take for my body to get used to new workout program and stop giving me delayed onset muscle soreness?

I was sedentary before, how long may it take for my body to get used to new workout program and stop giving me delayed onset muscle soreness?

Slow and Low.: There is no precise time parameter that you can enjoy for the elimination DOMS phenomena. The soreness is a product of exercising muscle beyond the limit it is used to. Novice sat exercising, as well as experienced professionals all experience this post exercise event. Some reduction in soreness can possibly occur by slowing down your exercise intensity and duration. ...Read more

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Hi I have haitas hernia what pain pill can I take for sore muscle?

Hi I have haitas hernia what pain pill can I take for sore muscle?

Not sure: Hiatal hernia's typically do not cause muscle soreness. Often it does not cause any symptoms at all, but if it does, usually it is similar to acid reflux like symptoms. These symptoms can be prevented by avoiding large or heavy meals, staying upright after eating, loosing weight if this is needed, and stopping smoking. Sometimes people need to use acid lower medications too. ...Read more

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Feel lack of energy all day..... And muscle soreness takes too long to recover after exercise?

Feel lack of energy all day..... And muscle soreness takes too long to recover after exercise?

Sleep and hydrate : Since you live in Singapore, it's probably very humid and you probably exercise in highly air condition environment. Try hydration with a sports drink and try sweating it out without ac. Also, improving your sleep (8 full night hours) is very important ...Read more

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How can I prevent sore muscles after working out?

How can I prevent sore muscles after working out?

Lots: Of hydration and stretching... A regular routine will help as well. Meaning the more regular the exercise, over time, the less sore your muscles will be post exercise. The kind of exercise is also important in terms of prevention...High intensity exercise is more likely to produce Lactic Acid build up and soreness..Icing muscles or joints post exercise can help as we as an anti inflammatory. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent muscle cramping and soreness?

What can I do to prevent muscle cramping and soreness?

Cramps: Sometimes cramps are from a lack of vitamin k or calcium or magnesium or water. The key is moderation, keep well hydrated, eat a banana and at the first sign of a cramp, rest, massage and relax the muscle before it goes into a severe spasm that will leave you with discomfort for a prolonged period of time... ...Read more

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Supplements (Definition)

A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more