Soothing Sore Muscles

Posted by Chrissy Weir on

Achy sore muscles can be a great sign you are really pushing through your workouts. HIGH FIVE! They can also be a sign you may need a rest day or just to recoup with some TLC. Check out these tips on relieving muscle soreness to get you back to killing it at the gym!
  • Foam Rolling is a great way to increase blood flow to your muscles through massaging with applied pressure.
  • Epsom Salt Bath. Take some much need "you time" and soak in a bath of Epsom Salt which breaks down into magnesium and sulfate while the hot water is great heat therapy that help relax and loosen stiff joints.
  • Water. Making sure you get enough H20 is a must when it comes to muscle recovery. If you can try to avoid caffeine and alcohol which dehydrate the body.
  • Choose Protein. Complete proteins are what recover muscle damage done in an intense workout. Make sure you emphasize your post workout meal with la healthy portion.
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