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Boost Your Recovery Naturally With Cherries

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What’s round, red, sour and keeps you from aching? No it’s not a joke, it’s cherries! To be precise, tart (sour) cherries. A study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine has that found cherry juice helps fight off muscle damage and helps to alleviate muscle pain caused by strenuous exercise.

Cherries have traditionally been used in folk remedies for inflammatory conditions such as arthritis and gout. Now you too can use the natural power of cherries to give yourself a little extra boost in your workout routine.

How Do Cherries Help With Muscle Pain?

Inflamed muscle fibers cause by strenuous can hinder your recovery from exercise. Cherries contain naturally occurring photochemical called anthocyanins that have anti-inflammatory properties. These help protect and sooth inflamed muscle fibers.

How Do I Use Cherries To Help With Recovery?

If you know you’re going to have a hard workout, you can take 2 cups of whole cherries or a cup of cherry juice before your workout. Post workout have another 2 cups of whole cherries or a cup of cherry juice.

Find out more at Choose Cherries.

Where Can I Get Cherries / Cherry Juice?

Cherries can be hard to find in Malaysia. You may be able to find some a your local night market and some supermarkets but you can bet they’ll be extremely expensive. You best bet is to get your hands on some cherry juice instead.

Wondering where you can find cherry juice in Malaysia? Well, that’s our little secret! If you really want to know, drop us a line and we’ll give you a hint!

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