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kenlee6
10-21-2010, 04:55 AM
Everytime i workout the muscle soreness due to the workout last 4-5 days. So i go to gym once or twice a week. How do i reduce the soreness and the duration it takes to recover??
Is there any supplements?

abdii
10-21-2010, 08:01 AM
Massage, foam rolling,stretching, extra sleep, Hot/cold bath after your workout. I learned these from a strength coach.

kenlee6
10-21-2010, 08:52 AM
Massage, foam rolling,stretching, extra sleep, Hot/cold bath after your workout. I learned these from a strength coach.

Any supplements to help decrease the recovery time?

Fuddrucker23
10-21-2010, 09:01 AM
Oxymethalone steroids do, but I wouldn't recommend them ! ;) On a serious note, just make sure you are getting adequate protein and carbs in your diet to handle to strain that lifting causes!

BUT if intent on supplements...

-PROTEIN powder for post workout
-XTEND/Purple Wrath/BCAA's
-Creatine

Otherwise, like the aforementioned poster posted...Sleep, diet, multi-vitamin, etc....
Good luck.

Fuddrucker23
10-21-2010, 09:04 AM
ALSO....if you are NEW to working out or this program, it takes TIME for your body to adapt to the stress...The only thing lifting twice a week will do for recovery is make you UNABLE to handle more days than that....Try sticking to that 3-4 times a week, and seeing if after a few weeks you can't handle it a little better. THe body has to adapt...just like how a construction worker lifting cement all day will eventually handle 8 hours of lifting, or football players practice every day, etc....Give it time.

hamworld05
10-21-2010, 09:31 AM
Everytime i workout the muscle soreness due to the workout last 4-5 days. So i go to gym once or twice a week. How do i reduce the soreness and the duration it takes to recover??
Is there any supplements?

Food is very important for recovery. You should eat a 50-25-25 ratio(carbs,proteins,fats) and eat a certain amount of protein depending on your goals.

ironwill2008
10-21-2010, 09:37 AM
Everytime i workout the muscle soreness due to the workout last 4-5 days. So i go to gym once or twice a week. How do i reduce the soreness and the duration it takes to recover??
Is there any supplements?

Go to the gym more often than once or twice a week. You're obviously not training enough to get/maintain any condition.

Fuddrucker23
10-21-2010, 09:52 AM
Food is very important for recovery. You should eat a 50-25-25 ratio(carbs,proteins,fats) and eat a certain amount of protein depending on your goals.

Or a 2:1:1 ratio....either way ;)

G8GXP
10-21-2010, 11:47 AM
Everytime i workout the muscle soreness due to the workout last 4-5 days. So i go to gym once or twice a week. How do i reduce the soreness and the duration it takes to recover??
Is there any supplements?

What sort of workout keeps you sore for so many days? Are you doing heavy negatives?

snth3tic
10-21-2010, 11:54 AM
If you want supplements, i suggest Optimum Nutrition. They have high amounts of BCAA's in their protein so you dont have to buy another supplement, save you some money. Stretching, get enough protein and complex carbs, and SLEEP will do the trick.

mjf100215
10-21-2010, 12:20 PM
Glutamine might help you.

henmaniac87
10-21-2010, 03:02 PM
Creatine helps alot.

nvranka
10-21-2010, 03:31 PM
Go to the gym more often than once or twice a week. You're obviously not training enough to get/maintain any condition.

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tyltong123
10-21-2010, 03:43 PM
make sure you stretch before and after your workout and immediately have a protein shake after your work out. and work out different body part each day so even if one is sore you do still work the other. Give it a few weeks and you should only be sore for a day or two

kenlee6
10-21-2010, 05:36 PM
What sort of workout keeps you sore for so many days? Are you doing heavy negatives?

I do the usual. Benceh press, dips, chinup. What's heavy negatives?

I was thinking of taking creatine to decrease recovery time. Will it help??

ironwill2008
10-21-2010, 10:14 PM
I was thinking of taking creatine to decrease recovery time. Will it help??

Nope. Re-read post #7.

kusok
10-21-2010, 10:41 PM
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p.s.
Eat more protein as well. Probably should eat more fat and carbs too... Don't forget other things like sleep etc.