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Left arm problem when holding bar and ridning toeside

Postby kiteswede » Thu Mar 14, 2019 7:37 am

Hello kite friends :)

Does anyone feel tired/uncomfortable in the left hand after short while when ridning toeside? I go to gym and work out but it doesnt help. Its not really tired, more a uncomfortable feeling that make you Not wanna use your bar with left hand alone. I dont get this with the other arm(right).

Does any one have any tips what I could train or stretch, or do?

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Re: Left arm problem when holding bar and ridning toeside

Postby or6 » Thu Mar 14, 2019 8:55 am

Left or right hand...try riding more upright, let your bar out a bit. Take it more easy...might help?

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Re: Left arm problem when holding bar and ridning toeside

Postby Janus » Thu Mar 14, 2019 2:13 pm

FWIW; I love my Dynabar sliding spreader for riding toeside.

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Re: Left arm problem when holding bar and ridning toeside

Postby Clarencephil » Thu Mar 14, 2019 8:16 pm

Yeah I have one of those too and it makes a hell of a difference. There are quite a few sliding hook or rope spreaders now.

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Re: Left arm problem when holding bar and ridning toeside

Postby br44 » Fri Mar 15, 2019 1:16 am

Warning - this sounds very familiar to me - it's how my wrist tendinitis started. Check with a doctor, and give it as much rest as you can (plus exercises). In addition: use a stopper; switch to kites with light bar pressure; make sure you keep your wrists straight when holding the bar; etc. If it feels uncomfortable, stop doing it, or it may become (much) worse.
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Re: Left arm problem when holding bar and ridning toeside

Postby kiteswede » Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:19 pm

br44 wrote:
Fri Mar 15, 2019 1:16 am
Warning - this sounds very familiar to me - it's how my wrist tendinitis started. Check with a doctor, and give it as much rest as you can (plus exercises). In addition: use a stopper; switch to kites with light bar pressure; make sure you keep your wrists straight when holding the bar; etc. If it feels uncomfortable, stop doing it, or it may become (much) worse.
I have slider rope :)

Youre probably right :) when I ride toe side I use to the hold the bar with rope that goes to the chicken loop between the meddle fingers fingers. Probably thats why I get problem :) Thanks alot for all tips. Will check out some exercises for my wrist and hand.


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