START SLOW – Whether you’re new to exercise or just took a few days off, ease into it to keep your muscle fibers happy.
HYDRATE – This is your body’s first defense against soreness and most illnesses. Sip water throughout the day, then 32oz more for each hour of exercise.
What should you do if you’re already sore?
MOVE – Even though moving is probably the last thing you want to do, you’ll be glad that you did! Movement promotes blood circulation, which means quicker healing. Go ahead with your scheduled workout, but slow down the pace if you need to. If you’re really sore, try a recovery workout such a yoga.
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