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Old 10-31-2006, 04:50 PM   #1
Ben Roble
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Hey guys and gals. Been doing this about 5 weeks now.

Been having some muscle twitching going on in my trunk (lower back)and around my traps, near the neck. No pain or anything, just sudden twitch of the muscle that makes makes my head or trunk move a little bit. I'm thinking that it's largely muscle fatigue considering that 5 weeks ago I couldn't do one pull-up to save my life and I can now do 5-6 kipping (thank you crossfit). Just wanted to see if anyone had any ideas as to what it is and good ideas to get rid of it (stretching, massage, diet, etc). I actually kinda like the random muscle twitch since it helps me feel where I've been working, but just want to be sure it's nothing else. Gracias!!
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Old 10-31-2006, 07:30 PM   #2
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I would look into getting some bodywork: massage, ART, etc. Loosen up a little. Hit the sauna and hot tub.
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Old 11-01-2006, 07:12 AM   #3
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Could it be you need more magnesium and/or potassium?
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Old 11-03-2006, 07:10 AM   #4
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Yeah, I was thinking the potassium thing. It's not a big deal, just kinda more persistent than it has been in the past. Started a little after I started crossfit, mainly in my back/shoulders, which is where a lot of this work has been focused. Figure I'll look into both things. Thanks guys.
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Old 11-03-2006, 11:41 PM   #5
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my vote is magnesuim/potassium. Especially magnesium, it has helped me with sleep, cramps and regularity. (TMI)
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Old 11-03-2006, 11:50 PM   #6
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BTW- I think I saw Twitchy McTwitcherson hitching a ride to the disco the other night.
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Old 11-06-2006, 06:00 AM   #7
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HAHA!! Makes sense to me. In everyone's experience, is it better to get through food or multivitamin. If food, good sources for either? I must say that my diet has always been healthy, but I feel like it's not keeping up with this new strain on my body.

T McT definitely would be in the club. Disco Stew can still Bugaloo!!

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