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Why Do My Triceps Muscles Feel Sore After Arm Curls But Not My Biceps Muscles
Method: Check your method , or have a trainer review with you. ...Read more
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
Absolutely: You should have your weight lifting technique evaluated and see your doctor to have your joints evaluated. ...Read more
Why don't i feel muscle contraction in my triceps and biceps when i bench press and only in chest?
Sounds like it: I'd have to see your form for sure, but it sure sounds like you're using improper form. You may not feel your chest a lot at lockout, but you should feel it when the bar is close to your chest. ...Read more
Forearm and wrist: position has a significant effect on stresses to those regions when doing a bikes curl. It depends upon what portion of the wrist or forearm ones dressing BUT oversupination or rotated with palm too far up , may put a lot of stress on the ulna at the wrist or mid forearm. If it is only positional, thenone should modify that postion. If it is all the time one may need an evaluation for an injury ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When I do hamstring exercises the muscle behind my knee gets bigger but my hamstrings don't. Muscle bulges out...Ugly. What am i doing wrong?
Tendinitis : When you do triceps extensions you are working muscles/ tendons about the elbow that can cause pain. The triceps itself on the back of the elbow can get irritated. More commonly , however , the 'power grip' used to do triceps extensions can result in lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow )esp. If u have just begun lifting or increased the # of workouts or wt. U are lifting. Rest, nsaids , ice . Gl! ...Read more
I have numbness in my arms and hands, weak neck, I pull muscles there easily. my left shoulder blade is always sore.
Lactic acid: When muscled burn glucose without oxygen (unaerobically) to produce energy needed for exercise, a bi product called Lactic Acid is produced. When this substance accumulates, it causes pain and cramping. As you become more fit, your body uses the aerobic (oxygen) pathway more to produce the energy it needs, so less need to use of the unaerobic path--less Lactic Acid is produced--less pain/crams. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My shoulders start aching when I do even small workout or lift something.I feel that my shoulders do not have energy left and feel pain?
Complex Joint: The shoulder is a complex joint, & many conditions/ injuries (rotator cuff injury, bursitits, tendonitis, labral pathology, etc).Can cause pain/ weakness. Some injuries of the soulder occur due to acute injury and some are from overuse. Ii suggest you see an orthopedist for a complete exam. http://drmarkgalland.com/category/shoulder/. ...Read more
Isolate tricepts: Tricepts function is to extend ur elbow so any exercise, free wt or machines can b (sorry) used 2 isolate and only strenghten the trecepts. Has nothing @ do with your trapezius. You will build up muscle mass in ur tricepts tho, so some bicepts and brachioradialis will give a more symetrical look 2 ur upper arms. ...Read more
Muscle activity: Muscles tend to ripple, or vibrate, when they have undergone changes in activity. If they were very busy (and tired) from heavy exercise, they will twitch and vibrate more often. A similar sensation occurs when trying to lift something very heavy. Consider the word fasciculation and see if that fits what you are describing. Hope that helps! ...Read more
Have elbow tendonitis for 2 months after lifting. My tricep on affected side tightens and spasms when I stretch/shiver. This couldn't be ALS could it?
Stop neck flexion: Most people do crunches and abdominal exercises by putting their hands around their neck when doing the exercises. Try putting your hands on your chest or on your belly. Try to keep your neck in a neutral position. ...Read more
When i workout in the gym and does triceps exercises like "tricep pushdown" i feel like tickling or/and tingling on my penis head. What can it be?
Not related: Workouts involving the upper body should have no effect on the genitalia. I would recommend you see your primary care physician to check for other conditions. ...Read more
Maybe straining back: You may need to work on stretching for both you hamstrings and lower back. If you are stretching one and the other is still tight, you might strain the other. It is important to do the stretching on a regular basis and i believe it is best to stretch after warming up for awhile. ...Read more
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