How to Avoid Sore Muscles After a Workout

You had a great workout on Monday and feeling great. Wendesday morning you wake up and feel like you've been in a fight. Why are your muscles so sore after a good workout? The reason is called delayed-onset muscle soreness, and here are some things you can do to avoid it.

3 Ways to Avoid Sore Muscles After a Workout


1. Gradually increase the intensity of your workouts.

For example: Lower your rest time between sets by 5 seconds a week.

2. Gradually increase the weight

Just add a pound or two each week to your routine to increase your strength.

3. Gradually increase duration

For Example: Add 5 minutes to your workout routine per week.



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