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Get workout pain relief without pills

Get workout pain relief without pills

Originally Published: July 20, 2011
By Jen Matlack

You survived -- and kind of thrived at -- the new training routine you tried yesterday. But today, you're hurting in places you never even knew could hurt. Man, do we feel your pain.

The good news: It's totally normal.

"Novel and forceful exercise can create micro-trauma to muscle cells, which sets off your body's inflammatory response, making you feel sore," said Glyn Howatson, Ph.D., a sports and exercise researcher at Northumbria University in the U.K. The condition ...

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