Pulled a chest muscle.....not good!

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Apr 17, 2015 9:14pm
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Hey....anyone done this before? I did it 3 nights ago whilst using the ab wheel at home. Went a little lower then i was ready for and straight away felt a pain in my chest on the left. Stopped immediatly but went gym next day as it didnt feel too bad.

Big mistake! Suffering yesterday and today. Hurts when i move and breathe in. Just hoping it doesnt affect my future training too much

17 Apr
Ive been there. No worries. Just a mild strain. Freaked me out too the first time it happened. Couldn't work out right for a week. But it passes like any strain. Just let it heal properly for a couple days, so not to further injure the area
18 Apr
I have been totally freaking out! Im taking loadsa painkillers just so it helps so i can breathe properly. Its so uncomfortable.
19 Apr
Don't go above your weight threshold and this won't happen
19 Apr
I didnt do it using weights. I went to low on an ab wheel. Learnt my lesson. When i do weight i do what is comfortable and move up with what i can manage keeping good form.
19 Apr
On a wheel your using your own weight..
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Apr 18, 2015 5:27am
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I wouldn't worry if i were you.  I didnt have to resort to pain killers.  But that feeling of an elephant sitting on your chest as your breathing was rough.  Took 3 days for pain to subside.  Another few just to recover and make sure.  This time next week you will forget you ever had a chest pain

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Apr 18, 2015 4:14pm
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Just get some rest and stop workout for some time. Muscles need time to heal. I hope this help

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Apr 19, 2015 1:19pm
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Well this must be some tear because last night i was crying in agony and had to go a + e. Pains just not easing

19 Apr
Wow hope ur feeling better .Did u tear a muscle?
19 Apr
Thanks pains eased a lot since last night. Think its a case of it getting worse before it gets better.
19 Apr
And yes i did!
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Apr 19, 2015 1:36pm
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I'm sorry! That has got to hurt!

19 Apr
It does. Im so upset with myself. It seems its getting worse before its going to get better. Lets hope it heals quickly
19 Apr
I hope it heals fastt!!
19 Apr
Thanks
19 Apr
No problem thats why we are here
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