Great resource for understanding your body - I saved it for future reference. I have had muscle cramps since I was a young girl (I was very athleic), later from being physically active, later from different medicines and recently from trying to be healthy. I have never heard to not point my toes! Amazing that I have treated for this and no one shared this gem of information.
6/30/2014 8:00:39 AM
Thanks! good information. I was going to stop my exercise program, because of the soreness every time. I got scared I shouldn't be working out so hard. I was thinking just go back to walking. Good motivation information. On to Curves now.
6/19/2014 6:25:25 AM
I think that overcoming muscle pain just takes time. When I exercise heavily, I am sometimes sore for two days.
Something that helps me feel amazing is to walk to and from the gym, instead of sitting down in the car post-workout. I only have 5-min drive but I noticed that even after cooling down and stretching, I felt tight getting out of the car back at home. I turned the 5-min drive into a 25-min walk and it really helps!
6/16/2014 3:56:34 AM
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Glad you made the distinction between pain and soreness. Once a week I work to fatigue and feel sore the next day. I happen to enjoy the soreness because I know what it means. Now and then I can truly feel the burn too - but again - that's not usually more than once a week. Pain, otoh - uh uh. Nope. don't do pain.
It's been a really long time since I've worked out, and I've been so sore and uncomfortable the last 24hrs. I was afraid that I might have pushed myself too far, but I'm sure that it's just from being inactive for so long. I'll start doing yoga to help with this soreness and stiffness.
8/1/2012 11:42:40 AM
Timely article, as I am tracking yesterday's work-out and lamenting the stiffness I am feeling today!!! Great resource! Thank you!
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