after leg workout, can't go from a sitting position to standing up

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  1. valvefloat

    valvefloat OT Supporter

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    if I am sitting down, I can not stand up using my legs, I have to use my arms, or my legs will buckle and i will fall. Or standing trying to sit like in a chair or taking a shit, i just basically fall I can not sit down slowly because my legs give out. Is there anything I can do to help with recovery. I had to take the day off of work today, because I wouldn't be able to do my job without a cain, or a walker. :(
     
  2. MaineSucks

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    doing too much
     
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    GuOD mcflurry diet

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    maybe your leg is broken
     
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    yule get use to it
     
  5. Pringles

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    Welcome to the club. Do legs on weekends or friday nights so you dont HAVE to walk anywhere other than the gym the next few days.
     
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  7. valvefloat

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    tips for helping recovery? lol
     
  8. Idea of Evil

    Idea of Evil Struggle

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    force yourself to walk it out? LOL

    mine hurt less if i force walk more
     
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    contrast showers, light leg work
     
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    used to happen when I did a lot of machines for legs. now I just use barbells and dumbbells and my legs are fine after lower days.
     
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    michael FLORIDA > *

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    happens to me. it sucks.

    if i dont walk around like frankenstein, i hit the deck.
     
  12. Mike McDermott

    Mike McDermott It's evolution, baby. OT Supporter

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    lay in bed and stretch your quads for hours
     
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