Working out while you're sore?

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Oct 22, 2012 3:33am
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Hi, so im a newbie here and I just started working out yesterday. I did a 6 minute workout thinking it would be good for starters, but I woke up this morning completely sore! Im determined to keep working out, but is it okay to do it while sore?

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Oct 22, 2012 3:46am
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Of course! I like to do yoga and cardio when I'm sore, and the same activities I did the day before using less weight and reps. The more you move the less sore you will be.

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Oct 22, 2012 3:55am
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Thank you! :)

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Oct 22, 2012 6:33am
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If your sore then rest.  Work another area of the body out for that day. Your body needs to be given time to heal.

I usually stretch on my rest days with yoga or such. This helps loosen muscles up and means i am less sore the next day due to Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness.

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11 Posts
Oct 24, 2012 4:08pm
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I've sprained my wrist, should I do workouts that don't include my hands or should I just stop working out until my wrist has healed?
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Oct 24, 2012 4:34pm
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Strap ur wrist up really tight, try either lifting lighter weights that dont flex wrist or do legs n CV

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Oct 24, 2012 4:36pm
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Thank you
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Oct 24, 2012 6:53pm
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Being sore is your body telling to you to CHILL THE F#+ :-) OUT.

And do what Alan mention, work out an other part of your body. Sore from your arms? Workout your legs.

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Oct 25, 2012 1:17am
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Well I use this at a young age (13) and if I ever get sore(rarely) it tells me that the workouts r working and your body is developing either that or you did it wrong
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Oct 25, 2012 1:26am
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A lil but if u start hurting bad my advice is kind of stop and just lay around for a bit it will helpyay

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