We all fall off the exercise bandwagon from time to time. Don’t beat yourself up over it, just make a commitment to get started again.
I know it’s a whole lot easier said than done. Especially when you know that once the post exercise glow wears off you’re going to REALLY be feeling it the next day. Because everyone knows it’s at its worse when you’ve been idle for a while.
That’s why before you start I want to share an incredibly powerful, yet stunningly simple, secret with you that could slash your post workout muscle pain.
Slash workout pain up to 42% with fish oil
Research published in the Journal of Dietary Supplements has revealed that simply taking omega-3 rich fish oil beginning a week before your start working out again could cut down on your post exercise pain up to an incredible 42 percent!
So while it won’t get rid of all of your muscle pain, it could make a huge dent. And that may be just enough to get you over the hump and keep you from quitting again.
The amount of fish oil used in study is higher than a typical dosage, but it’s worth giving a standard supplement a try.
Looking for a little more relief? Try some curcumin.
Fight inflammation and pain with turmeric
Yes, I’m talking about the yellow spice that’s often used to give a nice bright color to Indian dishes. Inside curcumin is a unique anti-inflammatory compound called turmeric that can help relieve pain naturally.
You can sprinkle the spice into your favorite dishes or look for a quality turmeric supplement from a maker you trust. Typical dosage recommendations are 500 to 1000 mg a day.
1.”Effects of Fish Oil Supplementation on Postresistance Exercise Muscle Soreness,” Journal of Dietary Supplements, Volume 0 – Issue 0, Page 1-12, published online: 21 Jul 2016
2. “Safety and anti-inflammatory activity of curcumin: a component of tumeric (Curcuma longa),” J Altern Complement Med. 2003 Feb;9(1):161-8.
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