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rhodri

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i have posted previously about back problems, i have just recieved the results backfrom my xray which i have been told there is nothing wrong at all.

I am therefor going to try andbuild up my core strength before doing any more press ups/pull ups and running for a few weeks

trying to search around online for exercises i can do daily to help with this but not much luck

any help would be greatly apprichated guys as i really want to get this sorted

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Ever morning i get myself in the prsss up position, but with my fore arms and elbows on the floor. and hold that position. Do that 3 times a day and youll notice the difference.

The more press ups you do the better it will become
 

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Ever morning i get myself in the prsss up position, but with my fore arms and elbows on the floor. and hold that position. Do that 3 times a day and youll notice the difference.

The more press ups you do the better it will become


unfortunatly thats the biggest problem i cant even do any press ups or really hold myself in the position or i get the ache / pain in lower back like the whole top half is moving down putting pressure on it

i just dont know what to do:mad:
 

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Mate, I would (If you have the spare cash or can get reffered via the NHS) go and see a physio or sports rehab specialist. Most likely cause is a muscular problem, which if it was only an X-ray wouldn't have been picked up.
Planks are good. Dead lifts are also good for developing lower back strenght, as are leg raises, barbell/ swissball roll-outs would all help. But I would reccommend getting some specialist advice, they have kept me stuck together over the years and a good physio is worth their weight in Gold IMHO.
 

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a good physio is worth their weight in Gold IMHO.

Seconded.
Hope you get it all sorted buddy, back problems can be a right downer. I used to have back problems when i was younger and a decent chiropracter sorted me right out.
Chucked in the towel with the nhs physio this summer after they confused my broken jaw with an ankle operation and were convinced i had broken my ankle, then couldn't help!

Hope you have better luck if that's what route you go down!
 

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thanks for all the support guys,

i know i wouldnt say over weight but could do with turning a few pounds on my guy into muscle not sure if this is affecting it or not

also i know its a long long shot but i have already seen one physio in gloucester and after a good few sessions i didnt notice anything and the final nail in the coffin was when he started talking about animals !! *text deleted* dont even ask

would you know or recamend anyon good sports specialists or companies?

thanks guys its a real pain in the backside all i want to do is bang out a good run press ups every night ect
 

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guys a bit more of a report the xray said nothing at all wrong with back and from what ive explained and showed him cant see anything majorly wrong for someone my age

the physio stated that although i get pain when run , weights, press ups ect i should try and crack of through this as the pain doesnt always mean bad and could just be all my bones growing and fusing together because of my age?

cheers in advanced guys
 

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I used to get back pains mate, that was when i first started training and now its fine.

Try getting down on your knees, put your hands on the floor in front of you, then keeping your knees, shins and feet on the floor, slide you hands forward and stick your bum up in the air to stretch your back, do it when you wake up and before you go to bed.

Or...lie on your back, put your arms on the floor parrallel to your body, bend your knees at a 90 degree angle and keeping both your arms pinned to the floor, sway your knees to one side and touch the floor and then the other.


also....try improving your abdominal muscles as they can help to keep the body up straight putting less strain on your back.
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Or...lie on your back, put your arms on the floor parrallel to your body, bend your knees at a 90 degree angle and keeping both your arms pinned to the floor, sway your knees to one side and touch the floor and then the other.

Great exercise prior and post running, cleared up my back problems (this clears any nerve in lower back problems *text deleted*), as wel as the variant of holding it in place at 90 degrees.

Stick at it Rhodri, just make sure you get plenty of rest and perform all activities with correct form, and your body will adjust into it.
Just curious - how much exercise did you do previous to wanting to join the RM?
 

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i was just playing for a footie team with training and then a game, and just generally playing sports with my mates. im not the fittest person ever but those exercises sound quite good will keep at it and hopefully it will all make me strong in the end and be worth it

thanks guys
 
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