Tomatoes provide vital chemicals to help muscles recover and blood levels return to normal after being stretched and strained.
Short periods of rest are just as important as exercise itself, researchers say.
Most athletes would swear by the pain-relieving, muscle recovery-promoting benefits of massaging, which has now been validated by scientific evidence.
A brief 10-minute massage helps reduce inflammation in muscle, a new study has found.
Scientists in the UK has found that tart cherries could help athletes reduce muscle damage.
Day in Pics: 26th November
Showbiz World - November 26, 2014