The Checkup: Why Sore Muscles After a Workout Aren’t a Good Thing



• I’m not saying you shouldn’t go all out at the gym, but if you’re working out to the point that your muscles are sore for days on end afterwards, you might want to rethink your training plan. Here’s why sore muscles aren’t necessarily a good thing, and how to avoid getting them that way in the first place. [Women’s Health]

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  • dan

    This article is ridiculous. You should feel sore, it’s called delayed onset muscle soreness. You shouldn’t feel sore for more then 1 or 2 days though. If your arms are sore and it’s your gym day then work your core or legs etc.