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Old 07-20-2009, 11:06 PM   #1
Ryan Clancy
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Left Bicep from Clean and Jerks??

I'm curious to see if anyone else is getting this pain in either arms. It feels like its about 2 inches in either side of my elbow.

I might have discovered it tonight doing clean and jerks. During the catch of the clean where the bar rests lands on the shoulders/fingers with elbows up, I think I might be tensing/flexing my left bicep upon receiving the bar. Just a thought.

I think it happened a few weeks ago going for a PR on clean and jerk. I hurts to do regular pull ups but pistol grip pullups arent a problem.
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Old 07-21-2009, 01:10 AM   #2
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Re: Left Bicep from Clean and Jerks??

Early arm bend puts a lot of stress on the biceps and can lead ot biceps pain and potentially tears (post 13 onwards in this thread) wfs
http://www.board.crossfit.com/showthread.php?t=46216

Probably aggravating it with the pullups.
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