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6 Ways to Properly Recover Strained Abdominal Muscles

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6 Ways to Properly Recover Strained Abdominal Muscles
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To properly recover strained abdominal muscles, it is important that you take a break from your regular fitness routine, particularly those activities which spurred the injury in the first place. The first 3 to 7 days after injury are the most important and should be spent relaxing as much as possible. This stage is known as the acute stage, when muscle tissues feel hot and is inflamed. Activity during this period can quickly cause further injury to abdominal strains.

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