Intense pain in left forearm

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  1. Duc-2

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    Been working out for about 3-4 months now and I have started to see significant progress.

    Lately I have been getting this intense pain in my left forearm (only the left). Its mainly when I do biceps - the pain occurs right after I release and put the free weights down. This is seriously hampering my workouts and as usual the left is trying to catch up with the right.

    Anyone know what this is? It feels like its in the bone almost... cant describe it exactly... maybe my bones need to catch up with my muscle to support all the weight?
     
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    Ceaze https://hearthis.at/DoYouEvenUplift Moderator

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    stop doing barbell curls
     
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    seriously though, its every type of bicep exercise and sometimes back, even the cable curls.

    A friend of mine suggested wrapping the forearm in tensor...
     
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    I have this as well, I got some help on here one other time about it. Only thing that really helped me is to do dumbbell curls.
     
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    i have the same problem. but i stopped doing any type of curls a while ago so it's not much of a problem anymore
     
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    I have this too

    but it's mostly when I do barbell curl

    I use an ez bar and it's fine
     
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    stress fractures?

    dunno, thats what gogz said.

    i get the 'releasing grip pain' on my righ forearm after letting go of the bar when I bench. doesnt happen when I use db's
     
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    Trying to curl a barbell fucked my forearm up good for a while. Do hammer curls for a while.
     
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    trust me, only do single arm biceps exercises and the pain will alleviate
     
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    what is causing it to happen when i use the bar for benching?
     
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    vaginitis
     
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    pain could be generating from wrist..make sure your form is correct

    do some wrist extension/flexions/supination/pronation exercises with some free-weights for a bit and see if the pain diminishes or changes
     
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    best energy booster on the market!
     
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