Am I injured or is this normal? Lower back pain

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  1. GuOD

    GuOD mcflurry diet

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    So basically my lower back is sore almost all the time from working out and I'm not sure if it's because I'm injured or just regular working out pain.The pain feels just like a permanent pump/fatigue.

    For instance, after certain exercises my lower back feels like it's toast:

    squats
    deadlifts
    SLD
    good mornings
    bent over rows (i had to stop doing these because it just kills my lower back)

    It's affecting my workouts because I can't do exercises fully. For instance, if I feel ok on Monday and do squats, all is good. But then if I try to do SLD or bent rows on Weds/Thurs, my lowback gets sore after 1-2 sets because it's already tired from the squatting.

    The thing is, my lower back is probably my strongest relative body part - so i'm wondering if I somehow injured it? If so, who do I go see about it?
     
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    Ceaze https://hearthis.at/DoYouEvenUplift Moderator

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    That's too many exercises in one week that hit your lower back hard.
     
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    Huge Evil Robot Must not sleep, must warn others

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    Take some tussin.
     
  4. GuOD

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    I forgot to add, leg presses are quite bad too when going deep.

    I don't do all of those in 1 week, this is what I did this week for example:

    tues:
    squat/leg press

    thurs:
    1arm row sort of affects it

    sund:
    start w/ SLD but my back feels toasted already
    do some GM focusing on hams but my bakc is done so I just went home.

    It doesn't really seem like I'm doing too much, especailyl because the squat/leg press are 5 days away from the SLD



    EDIT: Ceaze, if you could show me a 3x week routine that would hit all bodyparts well and not kill my lowerback I would be grateful.
     
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    Ceaze https://hearthis.at/DoYouEvenUplift Moderator

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    How is that not in 1 week? It's less than 7 days.
     
  6. Ceaze

    Ceaze https://hearthis.at/DoYouEvenUplift Moderator

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    No point in doing SLDL and goodmornings. Do one or the other. Switch your back exercises to seated rows, supine rows or chest-supported rows.
     
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    I will switch my rows to chest supported and lying down on chest.

    I will only do GM for pc day.

    What about lower back pain from leg pressing? should I switch leg press for some other exercise? Do only 1 leg at a time?
     
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    what are good mornings?
     
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    Are you going down all the way and rounding your lower back? But yes, 1-legged is much better.

    DURK
     
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