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.