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Just started upperbody strength training low weights &reps.Triceps randomly get a cramp/charlie horse. How to relieve in the moment& prevent overall?
During workout my triceps lock up (cramp) i drink litres of water a day and eat bananas. How can i remedy this? My muscular fitness is also poor. Tnks
Recurring ache and twitching inside where tricep/bicep meet. Recently I got a full cramp that started there and carried to forearm.
Don't normally exercise, tried recently and keep getting injured.
have twitching all over.
I have a almost constant pain on the back side of my arm (crampy) in between the shoulder and tricep (x3 days). Could this be impending heart attack?
WHAT HAPPENED?: I answered this earlier. A constant pain, cramp and reproducible for 3 days is unlikely from the heart. The referred pain from the heart is usually not reproducible. A continuous pain for 3 days likely would have caused a completed heart attack with its resultant complication by then. It is disconcerting, have it evaluated, reassurance is the key. ...Read more
If there s pain in the elbow speciale when i workout triceps pull down or sometimes in sleeping. What can I do, if there any procedures I have to make?
Varies: There are a few potential causes and you may want to be checked. Probably the most common cause is a tendinitis of the triceps tendon. You would want to make sure you warm up well before working out with appropriate stretching and also avoid things that clearly aggravate it. If it does not improve an exam and appropriate studies can determine much more. Thank you. ...Read more
Many will: Pushup, dips, press downs, french press ... really any exercise where you extend your arm out - as in "press" your hand out - will engage the triceps. Even planks will do so, much less so if you "lock" your arms out - as at that point much of the stress going into the elbow joint(aka bad) rather than the surrounding muscles. ...Read more