Thread: Cycle after surgery?
01-25-2005, 04:26 PM #1
Cycle after surgery?
Ok well as some of you know I have a bum shoulder...I am having surgery tomorrow (distal clavical resection) they are removing bone from my collar bone because it is hitting my AC joint. He said about 6 weeks till I can hit the weights again. Obviously I want to bounce back as fast as possible without injury. My question is what do you guys think of starting a cycle 6 weeks after surgery? OR.....Would a simple cycle of test help me heal faster?
Thanks and wish me luck
01-25-2005, 04:28 PM #2
Are you talking about a 6 week cycle directly after your surgery?!?! Personally i would wait till you are completly healed and then lift naturally for about 3 months to reduce the risk of injury.. remember it will all come back quick if you have proper diet and training.
01-25-2005, 04:30 PM #3Originally Posted by Consistency
01-25-2005, 04:31 PM #4
yeah bro u dont want test runing through ur veins while ur going through rehab. make sure u're 100% then hit the test. u wanna build a foundation to build on not start from scratch.
01-25-2005, 04:34 PM #5
No, start a cycle 6 weeks after I have the surgery when I am ready to lift again. Remember they are not touching any ligaments or tendons just cutting off a small section of bone. The doc says its a pretty quick recovery .... And what if I start a cycle and lift kinda light for a few weeks first.
Last edited by chuck89gt5.0; 01-25-2005 at 04:41 PM.
01-25-2005, 04:44 PM #6
6 weeks will be the time needed for everything to heal. from the first day after surgery to the 6th week u will only be doing rehab and in no shape to start a cycle. in 6 weeks you can have a significant amount of muscle waste. after 6 weeks hit the gym hard and nartural for a month or two then hit a cycle. you will show more results. reason being is your muscle memory will kick in once u start hitting the gym hard again and youll bounce back very fast naturally.
01-25-2005, 04:47 PM #7
So in your guys' opinion ABOUT how long should I wait after surgery? 2 months maybe?
I just cant wait to get back in gear!
01-25-2005, 04:49 PM #8
Dont' push your natural abilities after rehab, your body might not be able to handle the overload of strength and cause further damage. I'd wait ATLEAST a couple months after you're back lifting and getting your strength back. I had both my knees scoped and as soon as i was able to start lifting again, i started juicing again, wouldnt ya know it? I tore cartilage in both knees 3 weeks later.
01-25-2005, 04:51 PM #9Originally Posted by bdtr
01-26-2005, 08:52 AM #10
Ok thanks guys.I go in for surgery in 45 minutes =(
01-26-2005, 09:05 AM #11Originally Posted by chuck89gt5.0
01-27-2005, 03:30 PM #12
This sucks ass......big time. i am getting smaller by the minute.
01-27-2005, 03:32 PM #13
Hey would any supplments aid in recovery??
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