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DOMS - Delayed onset muscle soreness


We all know the feeling.... If you have just started a new class or just got back into it after a break you might experience DOMS.


What is DOMS?

The main cause of DOMS is a combination of microscopic tears in the muscle fibres that result from a workout and the muscle's response to repair the damage. Tiny muscle tears occur when muscles are stressed more than they are used to, or in a new way.



Here are BBL's recovery top tips:

  1. Drink plenty of water

  2. Have a bath

  3. Keep moving! Gentle exercises like walking, swimming or a light jog

  4. Foam roller. Roll the tension away (we use it in the studio)

  5. Gentle stretch

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Have a wonderful weekend

Laura x









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First Blog of 2022! I know it's mid Feb!!! The beginning of the year has been quite hectic here at BBL. I hope you're having a good start to your year. Barre is still a bit of an unknown workout altho