Thread: stretch marks?
05-03-2005, 02:52 PM #1
under my arm pits is a bit sore and look slighly bruised i think it may be strech marks starting .
what can i do to stop them and why does this happen?do i stop lifting or lift light?or can you not stop it happening?
05-03-2005, 02:55 PM #2
When your muscles grow quickly (when being "on" a cycle) your skin cannot grow quick enough to compensate the rapid muscle growth, therefore stretch marks appear.
Especially on a mass cycle this can occur.
Vitimin E cream can help and it can be bought over the counter
05-03-2005, 03:00 PM #3
just wear those stretch marks with pride...
05-03-2005, 03:00 PM #4
do i train on?will it get worse etc?
05-03-2005, 03:03 PM #5
its under my armpits so you cant see it yet,does it spread to a noticeable area,my hearts sinking with this
05-03-2005, 03:04 PM #6
pretty much only thing you can do is use creams, or try doing a little cardio to compensate. theyll go away eventually, some of mine have faded away over time but it took like 4-5 years.
05-03-2005, 03:06 PM #7
try and stretch more in that area perhaps.... it may help not sure though. i wear mine with pride
05-03-2005, 03:20 PM #8
05-03-2005, 04:37 PM #9
[QUOTE=Thegr8One]cocoa butter[/QUOT cocoa butter works great!
05-03-2005, 05:06 PM #10
Go with "Mederma." Not only will it heal over your current deep purple scars, it will ward off future ones with everyday application. Speaking from experience.
05-03-2005, 05:09 PM #11Associate Member
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I got loads of little ones on my biceps and a few on my lats(near armpit) Also have em on my outer and upper pecs unfortunately. Was quite upset when it happened because they really stuck out, but over the course of a few years they fade quite a bit. Now i dont care about them, most girls dont mind em or even notice them. Rather be the way i am now with all those s'marks than how i was before bodybuildin. Retina-A will help a bit if ya get it on them while there still 'fresh'.
05-03-2005, 05:27 PM #12Member
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ya i got some to, and i was not even on gear when i got mine, i wouldnt freak out about it.
05-03-2005, 05:31 PM #13Originally Posted by Syndicate
05-03-2005, 05:50 PM #14
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