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What should I do if I’m sore from exercise?

Soreness from exercise, often called Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness or DOMS, occurs when the body is unaccustomed to an activity or exercise. If you experience muscle soreness, rest the affected muscles to allow them to heal and remodel. Very light stretching will also be beneficial in reducing muscle soreness. That said, the best way to minimize DOMS is to progress gradually and begin with low-intensity exercise before engaging in hard, intense training.  

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