Ways To Prevent Muscle Knots

Health

Published
Dec 20, 2021

Hindustan Times

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Though muscle knots may not seem like a big deal but they are quite painful

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They occur due to factors like overexertion, stress, dehydration, anxiety, injuries, long working hours, etc

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They are characterised by symptoms like muscle tightness, pain, fatigue, poor muscle performance, etc

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Here are some easy ways that can help you prevent muscle knots

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Stretching

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Always stretch before and after your workout. This helps prepare your muscles to take on the load coming their way and releases tension from your body

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Aerobics

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Exercises like jumping jacks require arm movement that involve one’s shoulder and neck muscles. These exercises can help increase the blood supply and prevent muscle knots 

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Stay hydrated

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Maintain your body temperature by staying hydrated to avoid developing muscle knots

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