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How to avoid overworking lower back?

To build on Eric's comment; the best advice is to follow a workout program that is tried and true. If you're trying to make your own program, and you find yourself having to ask this question, you ...
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What is the easy, highly effective way to deal with soreness and exhaustion?

It’s possible to “out-kick your coverage” when it comes to fatigue and recovery. From what it sounds like, you’re simply going too hard. If you’re needing more than a day off to recover from a workout ...
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Right leg becoming sore after swimming 1000m

For the first part of your question, 500m in 30 minutes is slightly faster than floating with the waves, unfortunately. Top high school boys will be near 4:30 (4 minutes 30 seconds) for that distance, ...
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When to Stretch and Foam Roll

Just to expand a bit on another point of view. I'd agree that doing a whole body static stretching routine before/after a workout is probably not the best way to use your time, however stretching &...
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Does hiking improve the fitness of the knee?

The most common causes of bursitis are overuse and acute injury. Since you don’t describe any sort of acute trauma to the knee that could lead to bursitis, overuse is the obvious culprit. Your body ...
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Will creatine prevent initial joint soreness when starting exercise?

Creatine does not reduce muscle damage or soreness, or enhance recovery.1 If you're experiencing joint pain during initial sets, and it goes away as you continue doing sets, that just sounds like you ...
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How to prevent or mitigate DOMS

Stay consistent enough and DOMs will start diminishing over time. I personally don't really get them anymore after years. They'll be a minor inconvenience at worst if I do get them. The exception ...
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Soreness each time I do exercises

If your deficiency is in anything, its calories but it sounds like you still are experiencing DOMS as you slowly progress onto heavier weights. Things you can do to help: Stretch: After each ...
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Should I run while sore?

Getting a feel for what is normal soreness, and what is an injury developing is a difficult and important skill for a runner. If you are new to this, then build up distance slowly. A few general ...
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How to avoid overworking lower back?

Lower Back Injuries / Pain (LBI or LBP) whether it's upper back pain or low back pain frequently is caused by weak abdominal muscles. Since your abs are the front anchor of your spine, if they are ...
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Why do muscles get sore after workouts?

This symptom is called Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness. According to Dr Jason Karp: Soreness results from high force production when an exercise is new or a load is greater than normal. Furthermore, ...
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Should I run while sore?

Nothing to be ashamed of at all, your body simply isn't used to it. Here is a reason you can tell your teacher. You have shin splints and let him know about the pain that's been getting worse when ...
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Three weeks of sore legs - possible overtraining - how should I address this?

sounds like you are not unaccustomed to the exercise regime. I suppose you could try taking a break and seeing if there is an improvement. If you are still not seeing an improvement you might ...
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