How to Treat Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness

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You may appear delayed onset muscle soreness after a hard workout, which usually occurs within 24 to 48 hours. Delayed onset muscle soreness is due to increased exercise duration, intensity, frequency, cause muscle tissue tearing, there is no effective way to prevent delaying onset muscle soreness, but you can ease the pain through some of the ways.

Ginger In the 2010 study on 74 adults, the scientists found that those who supplement ginger 11 days were less likely to feel muscle pain in after lifting weights. Ginger is an anti-inflammatory herb, has the effect of relieving pain.

Massage Therapy Until now, massage therapy proved to be effective in soothing sore muscles.Research shows that massage 10 minutes post-exercise alleviated delayed onset muscle soreness about 30%, when the exercise more than 3 hours, massage therapy can reduce the swelling, and muscle function will not be significantly affected.

Vitamin C Supplements In a study published in 2006, 18 healthy men took either placebo or 3 g of vitamin C supplement for two weeks, and then all participants performed 70 elbow extension, the next four days to continue taking either the placebo or vitamin C. Research results suggest that vitamin C may help reduce muscle pain, and does not affect muscle function.