Runners Events – Preventing DOMS

Preventing DOMS (Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness)

Many people take part in running events to raise money for charities

I’ve been helping runners prepare for events for years and willing to offer a reduction in fees for my services  for runners raising funds for charities with pre and post-run treatment.  Massage can help prepare the muscles before intense activity by stimulating the muscles and increasing blood flow.  Post exercise, it can be very helpful in preventing DOMS (Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness). This is soreness in the muscles secondary to exercise.

DOMS describes a phenomenon of muscle pain and soreness that is felt 12-48 hours following exercise, particularly following an increase in the duration or intensity of exercise and subsides over the next few days.  Symptoms can range anywhere from tenderness in the muscle to severe pain.

DOMS is caused by microtraumas in your muscle fibres that are then repaired as part of the muscle growth process. Deep tissue massage is said to help with DOMS pain.

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