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How To Treat A Sore Muscle Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for How To Treat A Sore Muscle.

Smart Ways to Soothe Sore Muscles

Pain is a real, well, pain! How many times have you been gung-ho to start a new workout routine only to feel like you've been hit by a ton of bricks on day two? Something as simple as walking down the stairs can feel like torture. Most of us have...  Read more

Sensitive Skin Solutions

Darn, it happened again! You’ve just tried a new facial cleanser, but instead of the healthy glow you had hoped for, your skin became red, itchy and irritated. With a sigh, you throw the cleanser into the drawer filled with all of your other be...  Read more

Is It a Cold or the Flu?

Is it a cold or the flu? Our handy charts will quickly help you figure out what type of virus has you in its grip and help you decide how to treat the symptoms. (However, if your symptoms are severe, you may need to visit your doctor.) Cold and...  Read more

7 Hidden Signs of Overtraining

When it comes to healthy habits, you can have too much of a good thing. Fiber is good for you, but too much fiber is a major diet no-no (if you've done it, you know what I'm talking about). Even too much sleep can backfire and hurt your healt...  Read more

Caring for a Loved One Who Has the Flu

Despite our best efforts at prevention--hand scrubbing, disinfecting, coughing into elbows, avoiding handshakes--a virus sometimes weasels its way in. Follow the tips below to prevent the flu from spreading, and learn how to care for a loved one with...  Read more

If I'm feeling sore, should I rest?
Updated 4/20/2014 12:34:01 PM

I have been walking so much lately. I love it! But my leg muscles are getting sore, and I don't know if I should rest, or if it is better to work through it. I don't particularly WANT to rest, but I don't know if I should... HELP...  Read more

How often do you "treat" yourself?
Updated 4/9/2014 10:47:17 AM

Do you have a small item once a day, or do allow yourself a blowout occasionally? How does your decision affect your weight loss efforts? Just wondering what works for others....  Read more

Evening munchies....and treats at work...
Updated 4/4/2014 5:12:32 PM

I'd love to know more ideas that have been found to be successful from those of you who have been at this for awhile. My nights are my absolute WORST times. I work in a VA clinic where co-workers and patients are always bringing in yummy treats;...  Read more

What's your strategy for treats?
Updated 4/4/2014 2:56:47 PM

What's your strategy for treats? Do you have them? If so how often? Do you have 'rules' around them?...  Read more

How Long Does it Take to Build Muscle?
Updated 4/8/2014 4:38:00 PM

I know building muscle won't happen overnight, but I'm just wondering about how long it takes to strengthen muscles some. I've been doing an arm routine for about a month now, and I've upped the weights I use from about 2 lbs to 2.5 lbs. I did this...  Read more

Cooling Down for Dog Owners

I've been taking aerobics classes recently and working myself pretty hard, but I don't ever feel that I'm completely cooled down. I drive right home after them and take Oliver for a good walk to cool down. Three benefits: 1- A tired dog. 2-I've c...  Read more

Lactic Acid after exercise? Drink V8 fusion right after.

I drink a V8 Fusion right after I workout. When I forget to bring it with me to the gym, I always have sore muscles from the lactic acid. When I drink the Fusion, no sore muscles....  Read more

Iron Maidens

Inspiration for women focused on increasing lean muscle mass and lowering body fat through strength training and having FUN doing it. Some come on aboard and join up with us. You will not regret it!...  Read more

Healthy Headlines from Around the Web

6 Unconventional Ways to Treat Sore Muscles from ShapeHealthy Microwavable Brown Rice? from Diet Blog10 Health Mistakes You're Making Because You Think You're Too Busy from The Huffington Post5 Tips for Eating Healthy While Traveling (That Yo...  Read more

You Asked: ''Should I Work Out Today If I'm Still Sore from Yesterday's Workout?''

It's common for beginners to experience muscle soreness that lasts for a week or two, just as seasoned exercisers will be sore after a tough workout. Yes, you should keep working out even though you are sore, but there is more to it than that.&nb...  Read more