DOMS "No Pain No Gain"
A little pain after exercise is sometimes a good thing... I’m sure you’ve heard of the famous saying, ‘NO PAIN, NO GAIN!’. Here’s what it’s all about: DELAYED ONSET MUSCLE SORENESS (DOMS) after exercise is not uncommon, particularly if you are just beginning an exercise program, increasing the intensity of your current one or changing activities altogether. If you are starting a new exercise routine or learning a new sport, some muscle soreness may be felt from 12-48 hours fo
Listen to your body when its screaming at you to rest in order to allow growth
“Pain means gain!” “More means muscle!” “Train until you puke!” Does this all sound familiar? Does this sound reasonable? NO! I have been there and trust me your body needs rest. This is the hard core mentality which dictates injuries galore. Recovery is not taken seriously enough and is not recognized widely enough as part of the muscle gain. Recovery comes in many forms yet most of these forms are ignored. I am one of those people that pushed her body to its breaking point.