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AIREEULL
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1/20/13 4:24 P

i did do some circuit training today and felt fatigued but no pain. thanks!



SWEDIEPIE
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1/20/13 3:27 P

I usually won't strength train on sore muscles. My run on Friday and lifting on Saturday has me extremely sore today, so I went out and walked 3 miles at a brisk pace with the family. I like to think that it keeps things loosened up. :)



DRAGONCHILDE
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1/20/13 2:38 P

Most recommendations I've seen state that you should wait 24-48 hours before targeting a certain muscle group through strength training. Beyond that, comfort is usually a good gauge.

If it hurts, don't do it. ;)



BREWMASTERBILL
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1/20/13 1:56 P

If you're talking about soreness as opposed to pain, then no. There really shouldn't be a limit. However, the sore muscles can impede performance and range of motion. You just have to use good sense. Most of the time a workout is a great way for me to temporarily alleviate soreness.



AIREEULL
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1/20/13 1:15 P

is there some kind of limit i need to stick to when exercising sore muscles? i know you should give muscles a day or two to recover but i am not sore when doing daily activities. i can only feel a little soreness when i target that muscle and i have full range of motion. i've had exercise injuries before and i am trying to avoid that.



 
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