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What are some good exercises to relieve muscle pain and stiffness?

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Engage in a good warm-up before starting an exercise. When muscles are warm enough, stretch to prevent sore muscles. Ease into the exercise routine by starting with light exercises and slowly building up. A doctor can help in identifying an exercise routine that is safe and effective. Get submerged in warm water for about 10 to 15 minutes to relax stiff-and-tight muscles. Massage the muscles by pressing them down firmly and rubbing them using back-and-forth motions.

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Some drugs taken for muscle relief may have severe interactions with other medications and destroy your organs. Natural substances that include antioxidants, for example, Vitamin C, help in the prevention of sore muscles. It is, however, critical to consult a doctor before taking large-amount doses of vitamins. Protein supplements taken by serious exercisers assist in reducing sore muscles after an intense workout.

The best remedy for joint pains is exercise. Do not curl up in bed. Watch out for exercising to the point of pain. Weight-bearing exercises assist in strengthening muscles that give support to joints. When joints move, they get nutrition. Working with a physical therapist comes in handy as an individual gets to learn how to engage in safe exercises. Correct posture is also necessary to prevent injuries.

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