Muscle soreness after exercise?Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS) is a phenomenon of muscle pain, soreness or stiffness, 1 to 2 days after exercise. As the weather is improving, if you are starting or increasing your training for those summer runs, races or marathons, you will probably get some DOMS at some point.
DOMS happens when you start a new exercise program, change your routine or suddenly increase the intensity or duration of your training. DOMS is normal response to a new or change of exercise, and is thought to be due to microscopic tearing of muscle fibres.
Tips to prevent DOMS:
Author: Jonathan Smith
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