By Herb Borkland, Health Writer
Too many Americans do not get enough exercise. Public polls say the top three reasons are: 1) You don’t have time; 2) You can’t make the commitment to stick to an exercise routine; and 3) Exercise HURTS!
Hurts? Common sense tells you exercise should not be painful if done correctly. Feeling a little sore afterward is normal, natural and a healthy sign of a challenging workout.
However, sports medicine experts also recognize a syndrome called delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS), which is pain or discomfort felt 24 to 72 hours after exercising. Is this your trouble?
Written By: Updated: November 30,2008