fucking leg days..

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  1. Abomb

    Abomb New Member

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    my fucking knees get really sore after each leg day


    what do you guys recommend I do to relieve the soreness after every leg day? or prevent it for that matter


    I stretch for about ten minutes before I start my leg day. Then i start with bar and work my way up to 205 on squats.
     
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    Ceaze https://hearthis.at/DoYouEvenUplift Moderator

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    knee sleaves, overrated or no?
     
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    Devil I have become my terror. OT Supporter

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    could you just substitute wraps for knee sleeves?
     
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    nope
     
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    reverse hyper
     
  9. Huge Evil Robot

    Huge Evil Robot Must not sleep, must warn others

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    glucosamine + chron helps me alot too
     
  10. Abomb

    Abomb New Member

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    what site should i buy the gluco and chron?
     
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    Huge Evil Robot Must not sleep, must warn others

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    I just get it at costco, its pretty widely availible
     
  12. MaineSucks

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    knee wraps - carryover
    knee sleeves - support and blood flow

    and you shouldnt be stretching first, you should be warming up.
     
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    what is the difference between the wraps and sleeves maine?

    do i wear one at a time or should i buy both? <-- confused with hurting knees
     
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    um... wraps are for carryover (more weight moved). sleeves are to compress, warm, and improve blood flow to the knees. you would wear both at the same time.


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  15. Abomb

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    thank you :bowdown:
     
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    Ceaze https://hearthis.at/DoYouEvenUplift Moderator

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    just get sleeves
     
  17. cavefish

    cavefish You ain't a crook son, you just a shook one

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    I need to holla at them shits for my elbows.

    Rehbands are expensive but they supposedly last forever.
     
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    If you have 18"+ arms go with the XXL. I've got 20"+ arms and the XL are a pain in the ass!!
     
  19. kit99bar

    kit99bar USPA Class 2, weak, old man!

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    knee sleeves stopped my chronic knee pain after squats day.
     
  20. MaineSucks

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    oh jesus i'm an idiot abomb. one or the other, not both. for some reason I thought you were saying one knee then the other. either sleeves or wraps, not both
     
  21. Phineas Q Stork

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    I might invest in some sleeves. My right knee has been bugging me since Feb
     
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    Huge Evil Robot Must not sleep, must warn others

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    knee sleeves killed my father... and raped my mother :wtc:
     
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    That's cool, obviously one big dude!!!
     
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    Actually for a few weeks a whileback I mistakenly was using my elbow ones for my knees.
     
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    Ray, are you using the "knee" or the "elbow" sleeves for your elbows. For some reason I thought you had to buy knee sleeves to fit over your arms. Also, aren't the "knee" sleeves thicker thus keeping your joints warmer?
     
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