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Doctor insights on: Forearm Workouts Without Weights

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Was doing overhead weighted squats, during my left hands thumb and forarm went numb. Its been 5 hours since my workout and the numbness continues

Was doing overhead weighted squats, during  my left hands thumb and forarm went numb. Its been 5 hours since my workout and the numbness continues

Pressure on nerves.: If, at any time, the weights rested on your upper back and shoulder area,(or simply pulled really hard on them), they could put enough pressure on the nerves that pass from your neck through your upper and into you forearm and thumb to cause these symptoms. They resolve on their own UNLESS the injury is repetitive. A trainer needs to check your technique to be sure it's correct. ...Read more

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Is it ok to do a forearm workout everyday?

Is it ok to do a forearm workout everyday?

No is not advisable: If you are healthy you need to exercise the whole body with moderation. Working out one group of muscles, causes muscle imbalance in the extremity, and causes disproportion in the extremity. ...Read more

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I get forearm pain when I lift weights that makes me stop, what can I do?

I get forearm pain when I lift weights that makes me stop, what can I do?

Therapy, stretching: You should seek medical evaluation if your problem persists, but this symptoms is common in weight-lifters. Lifters generally focus on the major muscle groups (biceps/triceps/pecs/back/deltoids) and overlook the smaller forearm muscles that support the weights during those other exercises. Forearm/wrist/elbow stretching followed by low-resistance forearm strengthening exercises should help. ...Read more

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How long to heal broken forearm so I can lift weights again?

How long to heal broken forearm so I can lift weights again?

Weight lifting: When you fracture your bones the healing time depends on the type and degree of fracture you had. Ordianrilt bones take 4-6 weeks to heal. I would be careful about lifting heavy weights too prematurely! ...Read more

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Bad pain in lower forearm after work out 2 weeks ago. Sharp pain, and hurts when lift and when i take compression wrap off.?

Bad pain in lower forearm after work out 2 weeks ago. Sharp pain, and hurts when lift and when i take compression wrap off.?

See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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After working out, I have strained my right forearm and can't lift a lot of weight (~30 lbs) without feeling lots of tension. How can I get back to normal?

Rest & activity-: - modification, until U R having no trouble, then ease into it again. There R lots of things U can do core, cardio, legs & more. Good luck. ...Read more

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I workout regularly, and have low body fat %. My forearm veins show a lot. What could be the cause, and is there a way to reduce their show?

I workout regularly, and have low body fat %. My forearm veins show a lot. What could be the cause, and is there a way to reduce their show?

You are normal: You already answered your own question. You have low body fat percentage. Lifting weights will increase the visible show of your veins, especially in your arms. ...Read more

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quick movement or apply weight to forearm, feel a quick pop / twinge / nerve sensation. No swelling. Goes away quickly. What could cause this?

quick movement or apply weight to forearm, feel a quick pop / twinge / nerve sensation. No swelling. Goes away quickly.  What could cause this?

Well : This type symptoms can be pinched nerve irritated nerve stretch nerve or ligament or muscle strain. Consult primary care doctor in person for specific diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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Calves tight, now forearms. Very active, 6 workouts a week, 3 full body circuits/3 cardio. No pain during; only after, super tight. No other tightness?

Dehydration: Obvious first concern is for effects of dehydration. Are you hydrating appropriately? Otherwise could be overuse condition. Make sure you warm up and stretch appropriately with cool down. ...Read more