What To Do About Post Open Workout DOMS

March 11, 2021 by
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If there is one certainty that comes with the Open, it’s that one or all of the workouts are going to steal your lunch money, and in a painful way. There is a simplicity to Open workouts, especially the first one, that allows us to push into a place we don’t visit that often. And man, can it make you sore!

DOMS, or “delayed onset muscle soreness,” is a feeling most CrossFit athletes and gym goers are probably familiar with. It happens one or two (sometimes three) days after a really hard workout or training session and can make even the most simple tasks, like getting out of bed or sitting down on the toilet, particularly uncomfortable and challenging.

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