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The Myth of “No Pain, No Gain”

In All Health Watch, Fitness and Exercise, General Health by INH Research

It’s long been conventional wisdom in the world of fitness that you can’t get into good physical shape without some suffering. 

Thus, the well-worn expression: “No pain, no gain.” 

This phrase became popular in the early 1980s when Jane Fonda started using it in her big-selling aerobic workout videos. She would also urge viewers to “feel the burn.”i   

But should we judge the effectiveness of our workouts by how much pain and soreness we feel?Read More

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The Best Way to Stop Muscle Soreness Is Not What You Think

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, General Health by INH Research

There are questions which have challenged the limits of human intellect since the dawn of man…

Which came first, the chicken or the egg?

What is the meaning of life?

Are we alone in the universe?

Here’s one that’s more in our wheelhouse: What’s the best way to relieve muscle soreness?

Is it ice, or is it heat?

Ice is the first choice for pro athletes.… Read More