5 Cures For Sore Muscles That Really Work

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5 Cures For Sore Muscles That Really Work

Desperately seeking relief for sore muscles after a hard workout or a day on the slopes? Look no further.

After a long day whooshing down Black Diamond runs, settling into a hot tub to ease sore muscles sounds like a dream ending to your day. But what if there's no hot tub available? Well, you're in luck.

Whether you just finished skiing or are fresh off a super-tough gym session, muscle soreness from fatigue or overexertion benefits from a variety of approaches, some of which may surprise you. And while It's always best to take a proactive approach (read: do leg-strengthening exercises before ski season starts or build up to a killer workout slowly), says Yael "Dr. V" Varnado, MD, a New York preventive medicine expert, no one's perfect. And these sore muscle solutions should help.

So try them—and get back on the slopes in no time.

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