Working with dumbbells, which are free weights attached to tubular handles, is an effective way to build muscle mass and strength via resistance. Doing a dumbbell curl involves lifting the weight with your hand by bending your elbow. Dumbbell curls exercise the muscles of your arm, especially the biceps group. Mar 23, 2016 · Thumb pain when lifting heavy. I've noticed I've started having thumb joint pain when doing anything that is a heavy press. I bought some wrist wraps thinking it might be related but it didn't help. and supporting weight overhead (or in the front rack position, in my case) in full wrist extension (wrist bent backwards).
Jun 06, 2019 · There are several reasons why you might have hand pain after lifting weights. This is particularly true if you are just beginning weight training or are switching from using weightlifting gloves to not using them. Most of these potential hand hurting issues are easily fixed; however, some conditions Author: Joshua Bailey. Nov 28, 2012 · Tendinitis of the thumb, a common source of pain, can be caused by the wrist and thumb movements used in your job, hobby, daily life & even repetitive micro-movements of excessive texting. When the tendons become swollen or irritated, the lining (synovium) around the tendon swells and the tendons don’t glide as they should.
Apr 17, 2017 · New to weight lifting - thumb pain. amymoreorless Posts: 1,421 Member Member Posts: 1,421 Member Member. in Fitness and Exercise. Thanks in advance for any advice. I started strength training six weeks ago. I recently started having pain/soreness in my left thumb joint after lifting weights -- the spot where the thumb meets the hand. Sep 03, 2018 · Hello all, Recently, after starting to lift weights for a few months, I have developed a pain in base of thumb. If I squeeze base of thumb into bone, its a bit sensitive. I can still make a fist with no pain. A little sensitive in meaty part just inside hand behind thumb. I recently started wearing some harbinger gloves.