How to Deal ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿฟ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿป when Feeling the Burn ๐Ÿ”ฅ after a Workout ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿผ Isn't a Good Thing ๐Ÿ˜– ...


Ever wonder how to deal when feeling the burn after a workout?

Whether it's a sore butt during your spin class, post-run chafe, or achy wrists during a downward-facing dog yoga pose, there's a chance that your favorite workout comes with a side of ouch.

The start of your workout feels amazing, you're having fun, and you hit a point where you're in pain--but no pain, no gain, right?!

According to Women's Health, here's how to fight the workout hurt.

1. Add a Little Extra Padding to My Bike Seat

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โ€œMany spin studios offer a padded seat option, and I live by it to help decreaseโ€”or completely eliminateโ€”the pelvic pain most women get after class.โ€ โ€”Lauren Lorow, 27, New York City

2. Lube up Everywhere to Avoid Chafing

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โ€œI generously apply Body Glide on various parts of my body before almost every runโ€”especially long runs or on particularly hot, humid days.

My danger zones are my inner thighs, my underarms, and my underboob area.โ€ โ€”Julie D., 31, Raleigh, North Carolina2

3. Oil up Your Legs

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โ€œAfter a long day on my feet, including running and practicing muay thai, my legs are pretty beat.

So at night, I throw on some arnica oil after my workout and shower.

I like Weleda Arnica Massage Oil.

Just use a thin layer and massage it onto your legs.

Youโ€™ll be happy you did.โ€ โ€”Isang Smith, 29, New York City

(Stretch it out post-sweat sesh with Womenโ€™s Healthโ€™s With Yoga DVD!)2

4. Cut a Hole in Your Shoe Inserts

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โ€œThe bottom of my foot used to always go numb a couple of miles into every single run.

I didnโ€™t think there was a solution until a runner friend told me her trick: cutting a circle out of the middle of your shoe inserts for the ball of your foot to rest in.

Just make sure youโ€™re planning to keep the inserts before hacking into themโ€”you canโ€™t return them to the store that way.

I may have learned that one the hard way.โ€ โ€”Meghan Conroy, 32, Los Angeles

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