We've always liked the old adage, "If you can't take the heat, stay out of the kitchen." It's a rough analogy to life and a bit of an understatement. The real message is if you put yourself in situations where there will be aches or inflammation, go prepared. No one likes injuries.
Tracks get slippery, rocks and moss are possibly wet. You do want to be on your game out there.
An excellent solution for joint and muscle aches and pains is RECOVER. And on a cold day in the hills, a warming, peppery elixir might bring a little warmth to your insides, too, not to mention the immunity support.
We're working with long-distance runners to help them recover from muscle aches and fatigue; maybe it's something that could help you too? It's worth a try before you head out or back from the hills.