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May 28, 2017 at 3:15 am #129826
If my one shoulder blade is sore from performing level 2 practises. Do I continue the next day or do I wait for the shoulder blade pain to dissipate.May 29, 2017 at 2:14 am #136344
Bruce mentions this towards the end of video 2 in level 1, when Kaualani mentions she is feeling pain.
Personally, I’d say stick to the 70% rule and try to stay clear of pain and soreness if possible, and give your body rest if it does get sore.June 2, 2017 at 2:22 am #136345
I’m a bodyworker so I’ll ask a quick question you use the two words sore and pain to describe what you are feeling and they are good ways to separate the experience.
If the shoulder is Sore, feels like it has been manipulated or that you are breaking up fascia adhesions, then continue the exercises following the 70% rule with the understanding that it is 70% of what you think your maximum is right now, which could be 50% or even 30% of what you think you should be able to do.
Pain is another issue, pain has the quality of causing damage to the tissues rather than restoring normal range of motion. If you are going beyond your limits, and I have had people over due the “good hurt” before, you need to back off a bit reduce the physical size of the movement, the amount of muscle strength you are using, and find the threshold where you are still feeling the stretching of the tissue without entering the area you experience true pain.
This may mean dropping back to just practicing the level one exercises for a bit to assimilate the movements better, or working through the sessions of level two one at a time since they are progressive. Find the lesson the that you find is challenging your body and stay there for a few days before moving to the next lesson.
I have an old injury to a shoulder too, and know I will be experience some soreness, won’t be trying to do everything all at once, and may have to wait to move ahead until I’ve freed the current issues up.June 13, 2017 at 1:23 am #136346
Thank you for your replies. I have stuck to the waiting for the soreness to subside and that seems to work. However, when I do the shoulder rotation I get dizzy. I thought this would subside but a couple of weeks later I still get dizzy. I do these everyday, and was wondering when I can expect the dizziness to go away. Thanks! LisaJune 18, 2017 at 6:51 am #136347
If you’re on level 2, this is mentioned 5 minutes from the end of video 4.
Try backing off from the dizziness, either by lessening the reps or intensity. Take the dizziness as a sign you’re exceeding your 70%.
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