Sore Muscles Home Remedies

Fish Oil

Taking a fish oil supplement after exercising has been shown to reduce and relieve sore muscles through increasing blood flow to muscles and reducing inflammation.

Epsom Salt Baths

Sprinkle 1-2 cups Epsom salt in a warm bath. Soak for a minimum of 12 minutes to help relieve sore muscles.

Warm/Cold Compress

Apply a cold compress (bag of ice or frozen veggies wrapped in a towel) to your sore muscles to help reduce inflammation and relieve soreness. Apply a warm compress to your sore muscles to relieve soreness and loosen up your muscles.

Massage/Rolling Out

Utilizing a foam roller to massage your muscles is an excellent way to relieve sore muscles and help improve performance.

Powell, D. (2006). Healthier at home: The proven guide to self-care & being a wise health consumer. Farmington Hills, MI: American Institute for Preventive Medicine.