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Support Your Joints

It's true bodybuilders, powerlfiters and others involved 
in athletics cause a lot of stress, wear and tear on 
their joints.

Each and every workout you do subjects your joints and 
tendons to the work load volume of tons of w eight along 
with the wear and tear of stretching and contracting over 
and over again.

Today millions of people have joint disorders.

Joint supplements can aid in joint and connective tissue 
health and repair.

If you have been training hard for years, joint 
supplements can really make a big difference.

Even younger trainers should use joint support supplements 
to prevent future joint problems.

For the best joint support supplement go to Joint Flex

     Fitness Tips For 3/22/2017

How to Stop Elbow Pain when Lifting Weights

If you are the kind of weight trainer that sits behind a desk all day and then after work hammers it all out in the gym, then you're at risk for serious elbow joint pain. The problem is overuse, it may sound rather simple but if you constantly use the elbow at exactly the same angle it eventually gets overused. The prognosis is not good, because over time small tears start accumulating around the surrounding tendons that support the elbow. This makes the pain significantly worse because now there is scar tissue which stops the blood flow, any reduction in blood flow will negate any possible strength gains. Pain can come from the outer or the inner elbow causing pain to go screaming down the arm. The pain can be caused by a wide range of causes, from a simple muscle strain, bursitis, tendonitis, arthritis, or dislocation and fracture to just simple overuse. It needs to also be considered that the reason for you getting pain in your elbow is because of a muscle imbalance or you have developed a soft tissue restriction somewhere else in your body. If your pecs or your lats are too short you will have trouble external rotating your shoulders (turning hands outwards, away from the shoulders). This type of pain can be solved by a good massage or you can do self myofascial release (SMR). But simple stretching after doing strength movements will help immensely to prevent farther pain in the elbows. Simply extend your one elbow and the wrist of that elbow, then using your other hand you pull both the wrist and the elbow to a greater extension. If you get elbow pain then you need to stop doing any and all single joint movements like barbell curls or triceps extension, the pain will only return and ruin your training session. It needs to be noted that the reason you have pain in your elbow is because of inflammation. Omega-3 supplementation has proven itself to reduce inflammation so it's a good idea to take those as it will help to speed up the repair work that needs to be done to your elbow. However, if the elbow pain you get is chronic, meaning it's there all the time, you need to stop using barbells and use dumbbells instead. If you have any genetic asymmetry in your upper body then dumbbells are a much better option for you as well. Training with a barbell when you have any serious asymmetry will only make elbow pain worse. The best way to treat elbow pain is to first identify what's causing the pain. Submit A Fitness Tip If you have a tip you'd like to share e-mail it to us
How to Stop Elbow Pain when Lifting Weights

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