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« on: March 16, 2009, 10:01:11 AM »

Delayed Onset muscle soreness.

how do you combat it?
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« Reply #1 on: March 16, 2009, 10:25:29 AM »

DOMS is a good thing, i don't see the big deal. I want it.

If you care:


-Train the muscle for shorter more intense periods of time but train more frequently. The best proven combo for gains is twice weekly per muscle.

-Hot shower/bath, massage help mitigate the symptoms not the cause.

-Adequate sleep and recovery.


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« Reply #2 on: March 16, 2009, 03:11:43 PM »

I do fascial stretching for the muscle group I work out that day after the work out.  You can find information about it on numerous sites but Intensemuscle has some good info on DC methods for it.  I've found this has helped reduce DOMS quite a bit, especially in legs.  Your mileage may vary though.
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« Reply #3 on: March 16, 2009, 03:23:56 PM »

Stretching.  I started to do a full stretching routine after my workouts and it has reduced the soreness of my muscles considerably.  Although, I must say at first the stretching alone made me sore because of my poor flexibility, but after a few weeks I got used to it and it really helps me now. 
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« Reply #4 on: March 16, 2009, 10:50:30 PM »

Delayed Onset muscle soreness.

how do you combat it?

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« Reply #5 on: March 17, 2009, 07:44:44 AM »

hahahahah spot on Grin

stop being a tiny tit and deal with it Cool
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« Reply #6 on: March 17, 2009, 01:25:05 PM »

lol i have to agree, DOMS is a good thing deal with it.
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« Reply #7 on: March 17, 2009, 06:07:18 PM »

pretty much agree hoss, i actually enjoy being sore the next day or two with the exception of legs sometimes shit makes it hard to even sit down from time to time.
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« Reply #8 on: March 17, 2009, 06:32:45 PM »

pretty much agree hoss, i actually enjoy being sore the next day or two with the exception of legs sometimes shit makes it hard to even sit down from time to time.

maybe you'd be better off taking yoga class's, and trying out for the olympic syncronized swimming team...
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« Reply #9 on: March 18, 2009, 04:39:29 PM »

Stretching.  I started to do a full stretching routine after my workouts and it has reduced the soreness of my muscles considerably.  Although, I must say at first the stretching alone made me sore because of my poor flexibility, but after a few weeks I got used to it and it really helps me now. 

Yep.

Stretching has made a huge difference on the severity of DOMS i get now. It is minimal at best.
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« Reply #10 on: March 18, 2009, 05:20:24 PM »

maybe you'd be better off taking yoga class's, and trying out for the olympic syncronized swimming team...
hahah i guess you misunderstood bro i was agreeing with you, your post should be intended for 240 as he is the one complaining about doms.
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« Reply #11 on: March 19, 2009, 06:44:57 PM »

embrace your soreness...its a constant reminder of the hard work you put in at the gym the previous days.
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« Reply #12 on: March 19, 2009, 08:44:38 PM »

Vitamin C and don't be a pussy!
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« Reply #13 on: March 20, 2009, 07:18:12 AM »

Rolling on a foam roller or pvc pipe at night seems to help me.
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« Reply #14 on: March 20, 2009, 07:48:31 AM »

Why would you want to lessen it?!

I love it!

I don't find it a problem generally, with the exception of a couple times i've not trained calves for a while and then come back and hit them hard. Ended up walking around like i belonged in the special olympics
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« Reply #15 on: March 20, 2009, 08:58:00 PM »


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« Reply #16 on: March 24, 2009, 07:52:35 PM »

Time/rest heals........I love getting sore personally.
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« Reply #17 on: March 24, 2009, 07:53:12 PM »

Delayed Onset muscle soreness.

how do you combat it?
Must be from all those 20 rep squats with 405 huh?  Smiley
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« Reply #18 on: March 26, 2009, 11:47:51 AM »

I enjoy the soreness.  I do believe that stretching is one of the best things to combat DOMS.  I believe I read once that alternating hot/cold showers will help reduce mitigate the intensity of your DOMS.
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« Reply #19 on: March 27, 2009, 10:37:57 AM »

Delayed Onset muscle soreness.

how do you combat it?


You have to get used to the exercise and habitually do it. That's the only real solution.
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« Reply #20 on: March 27, 2009, 10:40:20 AM »


You have to get used to the exercise and habitually do it. That's the only real solution.


lol brutal reality consistent with my own post. Grow some balls there 240.
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« Reply #21 on: March 27, 2009, 12:22:33 PM »

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« Reply #22 on: March 27, 2009, 12:39:35 PM »


lol brutal reality consistent with my own post. Grow some balls there 240.

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