#1
I've started doing sweep picking excerises and I can feel my wrist on my fretting hand getting worn out especially when doing arpeggios where i have to roll my fingers.

Any advice on stretching or anything like that to prevent a possible wrist/hand injury from doing this?

Or is it normal for it to feel that way since I'm not used to it?
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#3
when starting a new technique lots of people tend to tense up, this can cause a lot of pain. make sure your not too tense, if you are, just stop for a little while. you should almost never have pain while playing. Pain is a warning sign that you are doing something wrong.
#4
Quote by cccp2006
Any advice on stretching or anything like that to prevent a possible wrist/hand injury from doing this?

Yes stretch before you even pick up the guitar, neck/shoulders/upper arms, forearms/wrists, then hands/fingers.

Quote by cccp2006
Or is it normal for it to feel that way since I'm not used to it?

I guess it's normal to get uncomfortable when trying something new... but if you're getting overly fatigued too quickly, I suspect your probably forcing a little too much too soon.
#5
You should only really stop doing any physical if you experince abnormal pain after warming up. If the body is saying it's tired; give it a rest. Now if your getting tired after a few minutes of playing then examine why. Maybe your motions aren't economical as they should be.
#6
Quote by cccp2006
I've started doing sweep picking excerises and I can feel my wrist on my fretting hand getting worn out especially when doing arpeggios where i have to roll my fingers.

Any advice on stretching or anything like that to prevent a possible wrist/hand injury from doing this?

Or is it normal for it to feel that way since I'm not used to it?


Perfectly normal. You need to teach your muscles to be as economical as possible during playing; only using the muscles that you really need to use. It all comes down to relaxation. Now is the perfect time to get into this habit. Read http://www.theloneguitaristblog.com/technique-2/building-finger-speed-relaxation/