For this year’s PCTR Headlands 50-Mile Ultra Trail Run and 1st Cebu 50K Ultramarathon Run, I experienced what they call “DOMS” (Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness) where you could barely walk because of muscle soreness and stiffness on my legs. This experience is very natural if I finish an ultra distance run.
In my own experience, after I cross the Finish Line, I usually rehydrate myself with any available fluids like, water, sports drinks and Cola. I stop drinking these fluids once my perspiration stops and that is the time I change to my dry clothes. While drinking these fluids, I see to it that I start to stretch my leg muscles like when after I do my regular running workouts. Continue reading