Tag Archive | Strength Training

Can I Continue With Upper-Body Exercises If I Have Tennis Elbow Or Should I Stop And Rest?

Can I Continue With Upper-Body Exercises If I Have Tennis Elbow Or Should I Stop And Rest?

This is a question I answered on Quora. Here’s my answer: Whether it’s wise or safe to continue working out your upper body when you have Tennis Elbow depends on several factors: The first being how severe your injury is – which is a difficult thing to know objectively – (unless you’ve had an MRI […]

Avoid These Gym Exercises If You Have Tennis Elbow

Avoid These Gym Exercises If You Have Tennis Elbow

When you have Tennis Elbow these are the key upper-body, strength-training gym exercises you should temporarily avoid… While you’re still recovering from your Tennis Elbow / Lateral Epicondylitis injury AND potentially for a short time afterward. Sourced through Scoop.it from: Tennis Elbow Classroom on Slideshare.net There is, of course, a preliminary question: "Should you be […]

Is Exercise The 1st Priority In Healing Medial Epicondylitis?

Is Exercise The 1st Priority In Healing Medial Epicondylitis?

When it comes to treating an injury like Medial Epicondylitis / Tendinosis (Golfer’s Elbow) one of the first things we usually hear is: “Better do some exercises for it!” But, the question I’m posing is: Are rehab exercises really a top priority when it comes to the tendon healing process? (And should you actually start […]

Which “Gym” Exercises Should You Avoid When You Have Tennis Elbow?

Which “Gym” Exercises Should You Avoid When You Have Tennis Elbow?

Which upper-body strength-training exercises should you avoid, stop or modify when you have a Tennis Elbow injury? – Should you use dumbbells or barbells? What about muscle isolation? Is it better to do more ‘general’ exercises or be more ‘targeted’ and specific? http://tenniselbowclassroom.com/main/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/Which-Exercises-To-Avoid-With-Tennis-Elbow.png http://tenniselbowclassroom.com/tennis-elbow-exercises/exercises-to-avoid-when-you-have-tennis-elbow/

Can You Keep Working Out With Weights When You Have Tennis Elbow?

Can You Keep Working Out With Weights When You Have Tennis Elbow?

Should you continue to lift weights or do upper-body strength-training exercises if you have a Tennis Elbow injury? – What if that injury was caused by weight lifting in the first place? (Or what if it was from playing tennis or golf – Or computer use OR heavy physical work?)