severe cramping when I really squeeze the weights.

  1. severe cramping when I really squeeze the weights.


    I recently have been squeezing the bar like I want to make it crumble on every movement. I get insane cramping. I drink plentuy oF water. I have been trainimg for 10 years or so and never felt this... it is a spasm then cramp. Any ideas... I take a multi with minerals..


  2. Quote Originally Posted by huggy77 View Post
    I recently have been squeezing the bar like I want to make it crumble on every movement.
    Can I ask why?

    I get insane cramping.
    Are you using creatine?

  3. Quote Originally Posted by PaulBlack View Post

    Can I ask why?

    Are you using creatine?
    Started using fatgrips for bi's and squeezing like that realy helps me connect to the muscle so I started doing it all the time.... neen off creatine for a few months
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  4. Quote Originally Posted by huggy77 View Post
    Started using fatgrips for bi's and squeezing like that realy helps me connect to the muscle so I started doing it all the time
    So maybe that might be overkill all the time!? Everything in moderation might be better and you can still concentrate on the muscle(s) at hand, no!?
    I mean, has it made such a great difference in your biceps, that it is worth losing good training time not switching on and off with other bars?
    Also, have you tried any supplemental magnesium perhaps?

  5. The guy who got us on this kick is 60 years old, natty all his life and built like a lean, brick **** house... I cant question his methods, lol....

    I will try extra magnesium...

  6. you just learning to activate your muscles more fully and they aren't use to it and don't know what to do. they will calm down once the neural connection is smoothed over.

  7. Quote Originally Posted by badwolf42 View Post
    you just learning to activate your muscles more fully and they aren't use to it and don't know what to do. they will calm down once the neural connection is smoothed over.
    Hope so, lat spasmed so bad after a workout i thought it fell off or something, lol....

  8. Quote Originally Posted by huggy77 View Post
    Hope so, lat spasmed so bad after a workout i thought it fell off or something, lol....
    Just another thought, are you using much if any caffeine/coffee/stims?
  

  
 

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