The Cherry Marketing Institute has created the Red Recovery Routine, which includes cherries in managing post-exercise pain.
“Cherries contain anthocyanins 1 and 2 that researchers believe can have a significant impact on relieving muscle and joint soreness more quickly. And, cherries’ powerful bundle of antioxidants and carbohydrates offer added nutrition active people need,” according to CMI.
Click through this link to download the PDF of the Red Recovery Routine.
Full disclosure: I am the daughter of a cherry grower, and a firm believer in the health benefits of tart cherries. I also mix a little tart cherry juice concentrate in my water bottles after my workouts.