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Recovery Run…Er, Jog, Um, Walk…

Recovery Run…Er, Jog, Um, Walk…

Lisa Eirene

About Lisa Eirene Lisa lost 110 pounds through calorie counting and exercise. She swims, bikes, runs, hikes and is enjoying life in Portland, Oregon. Her weight loss story has been featured in First Magazine, Yahoo Health, Woman's Day and

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  1. Beth @ Beth's Journey

    I usually just rest and take advil if it’s really bad. My calves have been KILLING me the last few days and I don’t even know why! I’ve been trying to drink lots of water to flush out my system… we’ll see if it works!

    1. Lisa Eirene

      Usually when I’m sore some kind of movement helps me. It helped this week to walk.

  2. DefineDiana

    Thank you for these tips! I’ve been increasing my weights with my weight lifting routine and I can feel some soreness on the following day. Not too bad yet, but I am increasing pretty dramatically sometimes (I think I started way too light), so I’m afraid I might end up too sore one day.

    1. Lisa Eirene

      I think as long as you increase the weights slowly you’ll be okay. I increased the free weights too much too soon because they were too easy to lift for me. All the weight lifting I’ve been doing with the machines gave me the impression I could do more. When in reality I should have done less because it was NEW routine. Doing something new will ALWAYS cause soreness!

  3. Becky

    Oh the dreaded foam roller…so very painful but in such a weirdly good way! Sounds like you had an eventful weekend! I’m glad you are feeling better. You’re braver than me–I’m not sure I could handle the smell from the topical creams. 🙂

    1. Lisa Eirene

      Oh the foam roller….! It hurt!!!!

  4. Sara

    I just roll on the floor and drool… jk! 😛 I’m a fan of resting, IBProfin and active recovery the most.

    1. Lisa Eirene

      Active recovery works well for me, most of the time!

  5. Liz

    Hi! I’ve been reading your blog a long time–absolutely love it! I lurk every single day–and wanted to let you know that I’ve now started my own blog @ I’m totally new to this (and my blog doesn’t have exciting colors, fonts, or photos…yet), but I want to let people whose blogs I read know that I’m out here!

    1. Lisa Eirene

      Thanks for reading, Liz! I will check out your blog. 🙂

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