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Midlothian, IL
A 25-year-old male asked:

Cousin hasnt worked out in many years but trainer still worked him too hard and he developed rhabdomyolysis. shouldnt the trainer have known better?

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Dr. Daniel Saurborn
Diagnostic Radiology 24 years experience
Yes, he should have.: Some trainers are task masters, which is perfectly fine if the person they are training has been conditioned to a high level of fitness. I always recommend that when someone starts a new athletic program, it is extremely important to start easy and work up gradually. Very sorry this happened to your cousin. Send the medical bills to the trainer.
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