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You should spend a few weeks doing dumbbell floor press and a light neutral grip incline dumbbell press. As well as this your bicep, chest, tricep and forearm are likely tight - the pec stretch where you have your forearm against the wall at head-height will be useful 3 times every day, 60-90 secs per side. Most of these are what I mean. And, you should ...


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Unfortunately, the way you've phrased the question makes it sounds like you're asking for medical advice, so it risks being closed. Saying that though, it's also an issue I've had in the past, so I may be able to offer a little advice. 1. Critiquing the movement. If you want to post critique videos, then you can definitely post them here. However, I'm not ...


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This exact thing happened to me.... STOP! It is very likely a rotator cuff injury and about to make the switch from mild to worse. Stop exercising for a week(yes, all exercises) because your rotator cuff can be agitated by mostly anything other than rehab and machine exercises, even squats can hurt it. Do 3-6 weeks of rehab with iso shoulder rotation ...


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That link from Dark Hippo is great for wrist flexibility and strength. I would highly recommend those movements as well. Personally, I started experiencing wrist pain a few years ago when I first started calisthenics as well. Today I experience little to no wrist pain after implementing several things detailed at the bottom. I believe my pain stemmed from ...


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I recommend trying out what works best for you and your body. If you have pain while you lift, stop the lift and try another one that hits the same muscle groups that has less pressure on that ligament. If you cannot find another lift, stop altogether for a period of time or try lighter weight. If you have pain without lifting, try lighter weight and low ...


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Welcome to the world of improving your range of motion, great to start young. I do not think there is anything wrong with you, it is more a question of your body not being used to the squat position. If you place an small stable object (maybe a book) under the heels of your feet You can start training the squat position. After a while it will get easier. If ...


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There is nothing wrong with you. Many people (especially Americans) stop being able to squat as toddlers because we sit in chairs and wear raised heeled shoes, which reduces flexibility in our hips and ankles. You can learn to squat again mostly by just practicing. Especially at a young age, you will likely find quick success. You will progress faster if you ...


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