Our expert says:
I wouldn't worry about stiffness too much in this early stage. As you've said, you just overdid it and any time you train a muscle that has not previously been trained, you will struggle with this stiffness, and it can last for up to 4 or 5 days, depending on the severity. So by the time you read this (and apologies for the long delay in replying), your pain should have disappeared.
In the future, the good news is that it won't develop as much in the future, now that your muscles are a little more accustomed to the training. But I think in future, just back off a little, you don't want to train one day and then take 3 days off every time! But as i say, it will get less and less severe in the future.
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