CrossFit Discussion Board  

Go Back   CrossFit Discussion Board > CrossFit Forum > Exercises
CrossFit Home Forum Site Rules CrossFit FAQ Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Exercises Movements, technique & proper execution

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 01-31-2008, 07:01 PM   #1
Jacob Anderson
Member Jacob Anderson is offline
 
Profile:
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Eglin-AFB  FL
Posts: 6
Wrist pain...

I have been running into some wrist pain (mostly only in left wrist) when doing several exercises, but mostly thrusters. I don't get this pain with weight in the 65-75 lb range, but when I use 95 lb, which is the rx'd weight in most workouts involving thrusters, I get this pain. Also, I haven't injured this wrist ... it is mostly an impingement issue. My workout buddy, who has been doing CrossFit for a few years and got me into it a couple months ago, told me that I am setting the bar too far back on my hand (toward the knuckles), and that I should move it forward toward the meaty part of my hand. However, when I do this, I feel like the weight is about to fall out of my hands (I put my thumbs behind rather than in front of the bar). He told me to trust my finger tip strength and drop the weight if it is on the verge of falling out. However, throwing weights around won't go over very well at the AFB gym where we workout. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
  Reply With Quote
Old 01-31-2008, 07:26 PM   #2
Júlíus Magnússon
Departed Júlíus Magnússon is offline
 
Profile:
Join Date: Oct 2007
 
Posts: 1,282
Re: Wrist pain...

Grab the bar.
  Reply With Quote
Old 01-31-2008, 08:11 PM   #3
Steven Low
Member Steven Low is offline
 
Steven Low's Avatar
 
Profile:
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: silver spring  maryland
Posts: 12,221
Re: Wrist pain...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Júlíus Magnússon View Post
Grab the bar.
Yup.

Too far out puts TONS of stress on the wrists.
  Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Pain in Wrist! Jason R. McNab Injuries 3 01-03-2009 06:18 PM
Wrist pain Nicholas Richard Engen Injuries 3 05-08-2007 06:59 PM
Wrist Pain James Ellis Injuries 4 08-19-2006 12:14 PM
Wrist pain Val Gilbert Injuries 0 11-22-2005 11:05 AM
Wrist pain Allen Yeh Injuries 1 03-18-2005 10:55 PM


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 12:57 PM.


CrossFit is a registered trademark of CrossFit Inc.