How to ease muscle pain after exercise (1/6)

Feeling achy after a vigorous workout? Here's why your muscles hurt and what you can do to ease the pain

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1. Hurts so good

You might think of the aches you feel after exercising as “good pain”—a virtuous reminder that you’re working hard to keep your body in shape. The problem is that even “good pain” is uncomfortable and can interfere with your everyday activities. We turned to the experts to find out why our muscles ache after exercise—and what we can do to ease the hurt.

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