Everyone wants to live longer and to enjoy a high quality of life. The essential element to having a long life is to exercise regularly and eat right. There are no shortages of diet plans available in book form, on the Internet, and in countless magazines. There is also no shortage of different types of exercise and weight training programs to help you trim away fat and get lean, cut muscles. What is in short supply are effective pain management solutions for Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness that folks new to working out have to endure. The only successful treatments are cold therapy treatments like Biofreeze.
Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness usually rears its ugly head a day or two after either changing workout routines or starting a routine after being a couch potato. DOMS occurs when muscles that are not used to activity suddenly get used a whole lot. The muscles are overworked, and this causes tiny tears in the muscle fiber. These tears are extremely small, which is what makes DOMS a very mild form of muscle strain. The tears in the fibers are the cause of the soreness and stiff muscles the day after an intense workout. If you are experiencing some muscle stiffness, a Biofreeze massage can help soothe pain and keep the muscles from getting stiff again. (more…)