5 Tips to Prevent Muscle Pain

Sri Yanti Nainggolan    •    12 Juli 2017 22:23 WIB
5 Tips to Prevent Muscle Pain
Illustration (Photo: MI/Benny Bestiandi)

Metrotvnews.com, Jakarta: Muscle pain is the common problem to many people. Generally, the practical way to prevent this is by patching a hot plaster to the body part. 

However, for you who enjoy natural medications, here are several tips from the experts to ease the pain on the muscles.

1. Increase whey protein intake
Although not reducing any pain, protein will be able to assist the muscles to immediately recover, causing only a short period of pain. 

2. Use sea salt when bathing
This natural ingredient is capable of treating muscle pain as it supplies mineral magnesium capable of relaxing the body.

3. Increase vitamin C intake
VItamin C is effective to prevent muscle pain. Several foods advised are chilli, guava and turmeric.

4. Strecth regularly
This light physical activity will smoothen the blood flow and reduce inflammation. 

5. Oil massage
This is one of the most general ways. Use various types of aromatherapy oils such as peppermint, lavender, geranium and rosemary.