“No pain no gain.”

“No pain-No gain”

Pain

When it comes to working out, you’ve got to feel some pain if you’re going to gain any benefits. Of all the fitness rumors ever to have surfaced, experts agree that the “no pain-no gain” holds the most potential for harm. While you should expect to have some degree of soreness a day or two after working out, that’s very different from feeling pain while you are working out.  Activity shouldn’t hurt while you are doing it, and if it does, then either you are doing it wrong, or you already have an injury. As for “working through the pain,” we don’t advise it. If it hurts, stop, rest, and see if the pain goes away. If it doesn’t go away, or if it begins again or increases after you start to work out, see a doctor. -

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When it comes to working out, you’ve got to feel some pain if you’re going to gain any benefits.


Of all the fitness rumors ever to have surfaced, experts agree that the “no pain-no gain” holds the most potential for harm. While you should expect to have some degree of soreness a day or two after working out, that’s very different from feeling pain while you are working out.  Activity shouldn’t hurt while you are doing it, and if it does, then either you are doing it wrong, or you already have an injury. As for “working through the pain,” we don’t advise it. If it hurts, stop, rest, and see if the pain goes away. If it doesn’t go away, or if it begins again or increases after you start to work out, see a doctor.