Feeling bicep pain can be disheartening. I mean acquiring pain because of the sport you love is always heart breaking and is always a cause for worry. Especially when it comes to the bicep muscle.
The bicep is definitely a concentration area. I mean everybody trains the bicep and they train it often, so when you begin to feel bicep pain it tends to ruin your whole routine. Having bicep pain ultimately means stopping bicep training and that can be very annoying when you're trying to build a well built body. I mean you do not want your body to over grow your bicep
So what might this pain be? It could be a lot of things but in this article I am going to speak about the most common injury you can acquire and that is tendonitis. The bicep pain you most likely are going to experience as a bodybuilder in your bicep is going be due to bicep tendonitis. You see bicep tendonitis is common place because of bicep overtraining. You begin to feel a slight pain in your biceps either near your elbows or close to your shoulders. This is where the bicep tendons are attached to. So getting bicep pains there most likely means you're coming down with bicep tendonitis.
A constant repetitive motion can cause bicep tendonitis. For example performing too many curls per week, or constantly throwing a football or swinging a racquet such things will cause bicep pain ultimately due to bicep tendonitis
Having this bicep pain due to tendonitis can limit your gains, as you might not be able to lift heavy weights like before nor push yourself very hard. So how do you solve this problem?
Well if you have deduced that this bicep pain is from tendonitis; stop hitting the bicep directly for a week or so. Trust me you won't loose to much muscle actually you might not loose anything at all. Just don't train directly. In this week place ice on the injury spot for 20 minutes 4 times a day and your tendonitis should decrease and eventually go
The fact is only rest and ice can heal your bicep pain and tendonitis. The smart money is placed on not acquiring it in the first place. Don't over train. Push yourself but be smart and you should get all the gains you need