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How Does Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) Before a Race Affect Your Body?

October 04, 2016

Read the original article by Healthline’s Kristen Buettner, medically reviewed by Peggy Pletcher, MS, RD, LD, CDE Part 1 of 5: Overview Highlights Almost 60 percent of runners use non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like ibuprofen. Taking ibuprofen before a race has not been found to reduce muscle damage and pain. Even in runners, long-term use […]