The Best Workout Recovery & Myofascial Release Tools

September 23, 2020 by AskMen

When your muscles are sore, it means you're getting stronger. No, really. Sore muscles tend to scare off rookie exercisers and can even discourage folks from trying to get back into a routine. But being sore the day after a tough exercise sesh — or even two days after — is normal. Especially when you're trying something new. But if you're experiencing excessive soreness, to the point that it's hurting your performance in the gym, chances are you're neglecting proper post-workout recovery.

And, sorry, but your short-term strategy of popping anti-inflammatory pills isn't going to help. The best workout recovery methods attack the root causes of muscle soreness using a multidimensional approach.

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