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Pain is an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage, or described in terms of such damage

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No Pain when training abs [duplicate]

After the first two times I trained abs I had pain for weeks, but since then I haven't encountered any noticeable muscle pain. Do I need to stimulate the pain/ache sensation to get abs or will they ...
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How can I stop a burning sensation in the legs during/after walking?

I'm a "morbidly obese" guy who recently went from a work-from-home position to a commuting job. Part of my commute includes a half mile walk from the train station to the office building where I am ...
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Why do I get a sharp pain in my shoulder when I do pike push-ups? [closed]

I've been doing pike push-ups for weeks, but, for the past couple of days, I have been getting a sharp pain in my left shoulder when I do them. After checking my form, I have seen that it is proper. ...
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How to avoid stomach cramps after running?

I'm an active and fit person, but whenever I go for a run, afterwards I typically get bad stomach cramps. Anything over 20 minutes or more than 3 miles long is my threshold where I'll get a stomach ...
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Recurrent pain in the abdominal area after workout [closed]

I often get a very localized pain in the right side of my abdomen after working out (doesn't seem to matter which muscle group was worked). The area becomes sensitive for days, forcing me to stop ...
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Upper Spine Pain after Overhead Press [closed]

I was overhead pressing on my 3rd and last set of 135, on the last rep I tried to push it up in a strict manner, I got it up to about my forehead, it want budging, so I let it back down and switched ...
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Started running after 5 years of doing nothing [closed]

I've been working as a software developer since 5 years ago, and since then I've spent at least 9 hours daily sit down with the computer. I'm not overweight, but I've some abdominal fat that I want to ...
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How do I avoid calf and knee pain after a weekend of tennis?

I play tennis on hard courts usually 1 - 3 times per week. Several times a year there are weekend tournaments or other competitive weekend events that I like to participate in. Typically, by the end ...
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Proper form for excercise

I had lots of injury in gym and I kept hearing it is because of bad form. I am sure i was doing correct form in half of them. Does proper form never cause injury?
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Back Pain after workout and Remedies

Why does back pain hurt after doing exercises that has nothing to do with back , line bicep curl etc.? Can I strengthen my lower back to avoid this pain ?
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Biceps increase without curls

I get intense pain in arm when I do biceps curls either with dumbbell or bar, I am fine with exercise of other part of body u.e. triceps back , chest etc, Is there any exercise of biceps which does ...
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Standing Desk is giving me neck and upper back pain

I've had a geekdesk (height adjustable desk) for several months, and I've really liked it. My back feels great. I'm not tired. My legs have adjusted to standing a lot. Recently, my neck and upper ...
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Leg pain after sitting for too long? [closed]

I have noticed that when I sit at a place for too long say 8hrs my legs begin to ache. In between twice or thrice I do take a break and walk around although it's very little. Now why does this ...
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Do NSAIDS (Ibuprofen, etc.) actually speed up healing or do they just mask pain?

I have a minor muscle pull in my lower back (right side). The initial pull happened Friday, but I re-aggravated it somewhat last night. I'm trying to heal this injury as quickly as possible for an ...
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Burpees get fit plan

I am a software developer who spends a fair amount of time stuck in one position, sometimes not moving more than 5 hours straight if I have to concentrate on something. Depending on the time of the ...
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How boulder more efficiently to prevent elbow pain/injury? [closed]

Context 113KG male, lifting weights 4 times a week and aerobics cardio twice a week. Recently started bouldering so technique is in its infancy. Setting Indoor bouldering twice a week after a the ...
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How do I get over this hip flexor strain? [closed]

While doing squats, I strained my hip flexor in my right leg. This was two weeks ago. I foolishly did a lot of stretching the next few days (especially the lunge stretch), which actually inflammed my ...
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Gentle strength building exercises

Untrained 50 year old looking to build strength with the intention preserving muscle while aging, joining a gym soon. Will not get a PT, is looking for 'gentle' exercises. Not willing to suffer much ...
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Pain after overhead press [closed]

I've been going to the gym for about a year. The last 3 months I decided to make my training routine a bit more, upper- back/ traps/ shoulder intensive. I basically am doing full body 3 times a week. ...
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Elbows cracking and popping [closed]

I recently began to use many movements that are stressful on elbows all at once — pull-ups, pull-up holds, L-sit on paralletes, etc. My elbows were sore afterwards — so I sensibly chopped out most of ...
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Shoulder / Arm pain during overhead lifts [closed]

I have Shoulder / Arm pain when doing certain lifts. For over a year now i have experienced pain in my upper arm when doing overhead lifts. The location of the pain is show in the image. I thought ...
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Is the presence of delayed onset muscle soreness related to one's pain tolerance?

I'd like to know if there is a connection between delayed onset muscle soreness and pain tolerance. I have always had a high tolerance for pain and have never experienced a lower tolerance for pain ...
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Feel like throwing up / fainting during new exercise routine [closed]

6'1, 84kg, 25 year old, male, resting heart rate 90, during this routine gets up to 167, as measured with Garmin Forerunner with heart rate sensor attachment strap. New exercise routine is 3 sets of ...
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Exercises recommended for patients suffering from Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

I suspect that I have CTS (in my right hand) because of most of the symptoms (of the same) do match, and as a result, I haven't been to the gym in a week. I train regularly for 5-6 days a week with ...
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Running injuries when competing

I have a history of injuries, and am no stranger to dealing with them. I had shin splints that developed into stress fractures a year ago. After healing, I have so far managed to prevent their re-...
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Preventing weird wrist pain

I have a recurring issue where, for a week or two at a time randomly with anywhere from weeks to months in between, one wrist will exhibit excruciating pain when attempting to bend it up or down past ...
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Should you work through soreness?

I started working out on Tuesday and today is my second workout. I did squats on Tuesday and today my legs are still so sore I have trouble going from standing to sitting, sitting to standing, and ...
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Prevent hand ache during workout

I've recently started to enjoy working out. However, my hands often feel achey and fatigued after a good workout (I mainly use various dumbbell exercises). How can I help avoid this?
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Muscular tiredness from biking -- is it endurance related?

I bike every now and then, but used to ride bike quite often before. One thing that never has changed is how I get dead tired instantly. The tiredness is muscular and it's all in the legs, like a ...
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Knee pain when running

After a run (cross country, mixed terrain, ~4 miles) I sometimes get knee pain. The pain is located beneath the knee cap. It goes away after a while, but sometimes resurfaces if I'm walking. I've ...
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Shaking muscle during rest day

The day after a workout, I sometimes develop twitching in a random muscle; my triceps, or today my "upper" abs shake randomly. What causes this ?
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What can I do to alleviate hip/groin pain on the upstroke?

I used to be able to ride my bike for miles and do spin classes with no problems. I stopped when I started working a graveyard shift. It entailed sitting for hours on end. I did this for a few years. ...
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Alternatives for exercises to prevent pain on inside of elbow

(Please note this is not a duplicate from https://fitness.stackexchange.com/questions/29643/treating-pain-on-inside-of-elbow-possibly-tendonitis. The background is the same hence the same start, but ...
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Lunge - Deep painful stretch in Hamstrings

Lately I have been trying out some new excercises to train my legs. One of which is the Lunge. Now I noticed that when doing them without weight, I had no problem at all. But when I took about 10kg ...
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Persistent mild knee pain due to squats - push through or stop?

Over the last 2 months or so of doing heavy squats (200 lbs - 262 lbs) I've frequently had pain in my knees. During the last 2 weeks, it's been especially persistent and seems to be mostly in my left ...
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migraine after work out [closed]

Short Question Can moderate (sweating) workout trigger migraine? Details My wife had migraine twice before joining a gym when she was studying in classroom in May 2014 (at a gap of 2+ weeks) and then ...
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What is this chest pain I get every time I run?

I'm a 20 year old Male and have been fit all my life. Just these past few months, I have been running approximately 3km every night for ankle and knee rehab. But I've been having an annoying chest ...
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Looking for weight lifting program for person with joint problems

I have been lifting weights over the last year and a half and I love it. Unfortunately I have had medical problems related to chronic inflammation/joint pain (possibly early arthritis, I am only 28!). ...
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Pain in knees, quadriceps, ankle on jogging [closed]

I am an 80 kg guy, height 5'6", and I have been jogging for like 5-6 months now. Initially, I used to jog in a park, 1-1.5 km a day. Then I gained a lot of weight and didn't have time for jogging, but ...
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Pain in left palm while doing push-ups

I am a very skinny guy, 180cm tall, weigh 63kg. Even being as thin as I am, I had started to develop a potbelly. So I decided to do small rounds of working out about 10 days ago whenever I can, which ...
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Why do my legs burn when I go for a walk?

I am a nationally competitive athlete, so I workout up to 7 times a week. I'm perfectly healthy and don't have any injuries. I also don't have any unusual pain while I workout, other than muscle ...
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What do I do about quadricep pain? [closed]

Over the last few weeks, as the weight on my squats has gotten heavier I've been noticing some pain in my quadricep. Not the normal muscle soreness, it's a little sharper and feels "deeper" in the ...
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Palms hurt when I do pull ups or chin ups

Whenever I do a pull up or a chin up my palms hurt, like where your knuckles are but on the palm side. I feel like it's being squished and stretched. After I perform a few, say 3, it's difficult to ...
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Overhand pullups - inner forearms ache but why?

I can do underhand pullups quite comfortably (working the biceps), but I find the overhand ones more difficult, almost certainly because my back muscles aren't as strong as those at the front. On ...
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severe pain after squats

I usually walk 5 km everyday and suddenly thought of doing squats without any warm up. I did 20 repetitions, 2 times, and never felt any pain at all. In the evening, I felt stiffness, but then, I was ...
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How to do standing military press without damaging back?

So whenever I do standing military press with any weight, it seems to kind of tear at my back. Not my lower back, but maybe my upper or middle. Anyone with similar experiences?How do I avoid this? Am ...
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Workouts on a hurt toe?

In the middle of August, I had the toenail removed from my left big toe. As such, I've been out of the gym since, mainly because any slight movement caused pain as my toe was healing. My toe has ...
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Pinky finger movement affected by lifting weights?

Since I started lifting several months ago, I have noticed that my pinkies' (both of them) movement has been affected. This is more noticeable right after waking up in the morning, and consists on the ...
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How significant is the difference between running on a sidewalk vs a paved road?

I've been running somewhat regularly for about 5 years now. I have always run on the road. For the last 4 weeks I have a new route that requires I run on a sidewalk. During this time I have ...
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What could be causing the pain in my shoulder during chest presses and pull-downs? [closed]

I experience pain in my left shoulder during wide grip lat pull-down (more when arms are in the lower part of the movement). I do wide grip pull-ups without any problems at the same time. It also ...