Don't give in to trigger points to achieve your weight loss goals

November 29, 2021 3 min read

There are many things that can get in the way of achieving your weight loss goals. There is no shortage of excuses, but the truth is that you just need to be committed to losing weight and eating healthy. There are simple changes you can make to achieve your ideal weight, but what does it take to keep yourself on track?

A trigger point is an area of tight, tense muscle that can refer pain to another part of the body. These are very common in people who have repetitive strain injuries or have overused a particular muscle for some time.

How many times have you had pain in your back, neck or shoulders and thought it was caused by some other injury? It could be due to a trigger point. 

 


What is a trigger point?

A trigger point is an area of tight, tense muscle that can refer pain to another part of the body. These are very common in people who have repetitive strain injuries or have overused a particular muscle for some time.

How many times have you had pain in your back, neck or shoulders and thought it was caused by some other injury? It could be due to a trigger point.

 

What are the consequences of trigger points?

Trigger points are an awful and highly underrated problem. They cause a lot of different types of pain, and they can be extremely stubborn to treat. I would never wish a trigger point on my worst enemy.

Unfortunately, they’re very common. An estimated 80% of the population has some sort of trigger point in their body, and most people will experience them at some point in their lives. That’s because trigger points form after we get injured or overuse a muscle. They don’t usually get better on their own, and they can cause all sorts of problems if left untreated. Trigger points can lead to a lot of trouble when they are not dealt with. They can cause pain in the body, and when they build up into muscle knots, they cause a lot of pain and discomfort. These trigger points can also be quite painful and disabling in addition to causing other symptoms like:

 

How to deal with trigger points!

Trigger points are a common problem among athletes, both amateur and professional. They occur when a muscle is repeatedly contracting and getting shorter. Myofascial trigger points are extremely uncomfortable, especially for endurance athletes.

However, the right deep tissue massage can solve the problem very easily. To do that you need to perform self myofascial release. Deep tissue massage for yourself is very effective if you know what you are doing.

You will be able to relieve pain in your hip flexors or your calves or other problem areas after this article. Try out the techniques described here today!

 

Conclusion

Making small changes to your diet and exercise routine can make a big difference in your weight loss journey. When you commit to making these changes, it is important not to give up when you don't see immediate results. Follow our tips so that you can easily avoid trigger points!

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