Should I workout if my muscles hurt too much?

  • Hi, I am new to the Daily Burn, and am on Day #3 of workouts, which is a kickboxing one I do believe. My first 2 days have made my quads extremely sore and tight, even with stretching and rolling them out.
    I am wanting some trainer advice on whether or not I should go ahead and workout, or if not, what should I replace my workout with?

    herosfirefly   by: herosfirefly
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    TheodoraDailyBurn  6 months ago by: TheodoraDailyBurn

    Hi! I think Anja answered this for you, but please let us know if you have any further questions!

    • herosfirefly
      herosfirefly 6 months ago

      She did answer on the Facebook page :) Her advice as well as the gentleman who answered on here first helped a lot thanks!

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    Tmyro  6 months ago by: Tmyro

    Good job! I thought I was the only one that was sore. I have been doing extra walking to help with the sore muscles. Heating pad and my roller has been my friend. Keep up the good work!

    • herosfirefly
      herosfirefly 6 months ago

      My husband told me that he believes I haven't truly worked my leg muscles this good in a LONG time since they are so sore. I had been doing Insanity and P90x for so long I think I got WAY too used to it. I am LOVING Daily Burn for having this sort of effect on me even after 2 days! Thanks for the encouragement!

    • atellez1166
      atellez1166 6 months ago

      I know what you're talking about, and the answer is rest! your muscles need to rest since that's when they have time to recover and actually grow. You should do some walking or yoga, but don't push yourself.

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    JoeyP  6 months ago by: JoeyP

    The answer rests woth you .... if it is Just soreness
    actually movement and exercise will help flush the irritating chemicals out of the muscles
    but like you said if you're having tightness as well and stretching and rolling isn't making that get any better you might be risking an injury if you do some strenuous work
    when this happens to me a good mild session of yoga or flexibility exercises help

    • herosfirefly
      herosfirefly 6 months ago

      Thanks so much for the advice! :)

    • jhsimmo
      jhsimmo 6 months ago

      I am sore every morning but I went from 15 years of non physical exercise to this. I noticed that if I don't do any exercise because of the pain it tends to get worse but if I try a little and make the pain burn a little it helps well until the next day. I am only on day 4 so I guess as long as I keep it up the pain will go away.

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