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serialced
04-14-2008, 03:08 PM
I just had a shoulder workout and when showering I noticed i had some weird marks on both my shoulders...
They hurt as well but its durable...
Did i overwork the muscles, are these stretch marks,...?

sorry for the ignorance...

http://img443.imageshack.us/img443/5697/snapshot200804151va2.jpg



ps no dumbbell or barbell fell on or touched my shoulders...

SportSpecific
04-14-2008, 03:39 PM
My guess is you just busted some blood vessels, nothing to worry about unless you get a lot of pain, then see a doctor. Judging by the pics it should look like a bruse in a few days

ihop1411
04-14-2008, 04:41 PM
iusually get those from the calf raise machine where the wrinkles in my shirt sit on my skin...it never hurts for me tho

serialced
04-14-2008, 04:46 PM
thanks a lot for your comment ihop1411!
it could explain a lot (if not everything) since i did a couple sets on the calf raise machine :D
never had em before from the calf raise machine but then again i never did that kind of weight on it either

ihop1411
04-14-2008, 04:49 PM
lol no problem...i get them all the time

serialced
04-14-2008, 06:10 PM
well thanks again and reps on recharge :)
edit: You must spread some reputation around before giving it to ihop1411 again.
did I already rep you here?

DustnBones
04-14-2008, 08:52 PM
You should be fine. I've had it before from pressing my traps very hard into the bench when bench pressing. Went away in a couple days