If you're sore, don't train again until you're not sore.

DOMS (Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness) and how to beat it

Recent research in the last few years  suggest that a large component of DOMS is not from damage to the muscle fibres (as is commonly thought), but  more from an over-activation of your central nervous system (CNS) when it is not used to so much activity. It basically gets upset at you for making it … Continue reading DOMS (Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness) and how to beat it

Magnesium: Now You See It, Now You Don’t

First of all: I'm a massage therapist, not a nutritional expert. I deal with muscles, so everything I've learned about magnesium and supplements generally, I've learned from experienced naturopaths, nutritionists and dieticians. Really, all I'm doing is parroting them. If you think you have a magnesium deficiency, the best possible thing you can do is … Continue reading Magnesium: Now You See It, Now You Don’t