Muscle aches are also known as myalgia, are extremely common. Often, people who experience muscle aches can easily pinpoint the cause, common ones being too much stress, tension, or physical activity. If your muscle pain is caused by physical activity or tension, following measures can be taken to lower risk of developing muscle pain in the future:
• Warm up by stretching your muscles before engaging in physical activity and after workouts.
• Stay hydrated, especially on the days when you are active
• Get up and stretch regularly if you work at a desk.
• Help promote optimal muscle tone by engaging in regular exercise.