Chest gets sore too fast

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For the past 4-5 weeks everytime I hit chest, within 1-2 sets of barbell bench or DB bench my chest already feels incredibly sore. To the Point where it’s hard to continue the workout. Think back to the best chest day you’ve ever had and how sore your chest was the next morning. Well that’s how my chest feels after 1-2 sets. Only thing different I’ve been doing was I just started taking creatine again about two months ago. Do you think this could somehow be it?
 
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I'd be surprised if creatine was responsible for the increase in DOMS.

Just for clarification; this soreness wasn't an issue prior to re-introducing creatine?

Could just be suspect timing, but if there's a chance it is the creatine I would discontinue usage and see if the issue persists.
 
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I'd be surprised if creatine was responsible for the increase in DOMS.

Just for clarification; this soreness wasn't an issue prior to re-introducing creatine?

Could just be suspect timing, but if there's a chance it is the creatine I would discontinue usage and see if the issue persists.
Yup I started taking the creatine 2 months ago. Then about a month ago after one set of bench my chest was in extreme pain. I left the gym immediately and could barely drive home. Since then every time I do chest within a couple sets it feels like I’ve already done 100. I did reintroduce barbell bench back into my routine about two months ago. I’m not sure if that’s what could be causing it. But it doesn’t matter if I start my chest day with DB or BB the pain still comes on within 1-2 sets.
 
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Yup I started taking the creatine 2 months ago. Then about a month ago after one set of bench my chest was in extreme pain. I left the gym immediately and could barely drive home. Since then every time I do chest within a couple sets it feels like I’ve already done 100. I did reintroduce barbell bench back into my routine about two months ago. I’m not sure if that’s what could be causing it. But it doesn’t matter if I start my chest day with DB or BB the pain still comes on within 1-2 sets.
I remember how SORE my chest used to get, back in the day. It could sometimes get more sore than any other body part.

.... But it Never got sore immediately. Usually the next day.

Do you think you have an injury?
 

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Any black and blue or blood pooling? Pec tear survivor here lol. Sounds like a shotgun when it snaps and coils up. You cannot workout when that pec is no longer attached. Find a good body mechanic in your area and go to them. If no one you trust then go to orthopedic dr.
 
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No black or blues, the pain/soreness is always the outer part of my chest (near my armpit). Maybe I could have some Micro Tears. I have been hitting Barbell Bench hard and I do have a wide grip. Maybe I may need to take a month off of chest and see I feel.
 
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No black or blues, the pain/soreness is always the outer part of my chest (near my armpit). Maybe I could have some Micro Tears. I have been hitting Barbell Bench hard and I do have a wide grip. Maybe I may need to take a month off of chest and see I feel.
You may have “bench presser’s shoulder”, which is pectoralis major tendon strain where your pec attaches to you shoulder. I currently have it and tend to get it when I’m pushing my weight up on bench press. It goes away if I take a week off bench, bring my weight down and focus on form.
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You may have “bench presser’s shoulder”, which is pectoralis major tendon strain where your pec attaches to you shoulder. I currently have it and tend to get it when I’m pushing my weight up on bench press. It goes away if I take a week off bench, bring my weight down and focus on form.
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Huh ya that may be it, that picture shows exactly where the pain is
 
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If I'm low on magnesium, my chest muscles post workout can painfully cramp. Try adding salt, potassium, calcium, and about 500mg magnesium pre workout. See if the issue persists. Low electrolyte levels can cause muscle pain and camping.
 
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Obviously I can’t be certain this is 100% my problem. But considering that’s exactly where the pain is. I think it’s fair to say I have pectoralis major strain on both sides of my chest. Will take it off next couple of chest days off and ice it up it the meantime.
 

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Are you getting titty fucked on the regular? If yes, don't do it before a chest work out.
 

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