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Old 02-14-2006, 09:33 PM   #1
Kevin Burns
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This past weekend i tried

400m run
thrusters with 25lb dumbells
400 run

didn't get much farther than the first set before my legs gave out.

I've had lowerback soreness which i expected but also my tailbone really hurts.

Any ideas? Is this normal ?

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Old 02-15-2006, 01:57 AM   #2
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Old 02-15-2006, 09:20 AM   #3
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You may have slightly pulled the supporting muscles in the lower back/ upper Glute region. Put some ice on it for a while in case of swelling, otherwise use heat for a while to keep blood flow to the area and slowly work through the soreness with low range/ low weight exercises to test it. From there you should be fine after a while. Try doing a few no weight lunges also to test the range of motion in that area to see how it responds. The main thing is to give your body a little rest also. This is the type of stuff I do when I injure my hynee also.:blush: But remember, only you know how far to push yourself through your therapy. Overall it is not an uncommon injury.
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Old 02-17-2006, 07:37 AM   #4
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I'd recommend looking at this thread: http://www.crossfit.com/discus/messages/27/13118.html.

More specifically, look at the link posted by Christian regarding trigger points. Having bought a good book on the subject after reading a number of his posts, I've started using trigger point massage and found it works great.

There are a lot more posts and a wealth of info on the topic too, so I'd suggest going through them.
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