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Discussion: Weight and eyes?

in: 'Bent; 'Bent > 2019-03-13

Mar 14, 2019 2:03 PM # 
veinbuster:
Were you pushing so hard you were exploding your head?
I switched to more reps with lighter weights to try and extend the life of my joints based on my doctor’s recommendation.
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Mar 14, 2019 3:30 PM # 
'Bent:
With my glaucoma I don't want to up the pressure too much. According to my docs moderate strength training is fine, but I think pushing hard isn't great for me now. I need to avoid the Valsalva-maneuver by being sure to not hold my breath too.
Mar 14, 2019 7:42 PM # 
veinbuster:
Ah. That makes sense. I often neglect breathing when lifting. Long planks may be curing me of that tendency.

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