Delayed muscle soreness (DOMS) is when muscle pain or stiffness develops a day or two after exercise. DOMS is a normal response to unusual exertion and is part of the adaptation process. Learn more about why DOMS happens.
Delayed muscle soreness (DOMS) is known as "muscle fever." and is thought to be due to temporary muscle damage and inflammation. The most common trigger appears to be eccentric exercises.
DOMS (Delayed Muscle Soreness) is muscle pain that begins after exercise. It usually starts a day or two after a workout. You will usually not feel delayed muscle soreness during a workout.