#1
Hey subway gigs here i was wandering how do you know whether youre straining with your hand or just simply getting tired.

i have a hunch my hand gets tense about 45 min of practicing
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#2
i would've thought that strain is more painful then the feeling of being fatigued and tired. I guess that's your difference right there.
#3
Your hand should never get tired or tense.

If your hand is getting tired after 45 minutes of practicing, you're doing something wrong, buddy. Your hand is probably tense from the moment you pick up the guitar, 45 minutes later you can feel it.

I know this will go in one ear and out the other, but visit www.guitarprinciples.com, buy the book and get rid of the tension.
#4
your hand NEVER gets tired? is that possible? my arm gets tired just from elevating it a few feet high... it also mean you NEVER get fatigued, Im guessing if you make any movement with a muscle no matter how much of a movement it is youll eventually get fatigued.
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Last edited by subway gigs at Jul 26, 2006,
#5
If could be because your straning your hand. Just try and relax your soulder and arm. Be loose.
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#6
umm..that doesnt relaly answer the question..
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#7
just stay relaxed. it solves everything.
seriously, if people would just relax, there would be world peace
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#8
well if you just stared playing then yes its going to be tense if you been playing alot and moving your fingers but just strech your hands out or something when that happends.
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#9
Ok, so I read the thread, and will actually answer the OP's question.

I usually feel fatigue after I play for a long time, but do get strain when I'm stressed and not paying attention. I can tell by when I strech my hand and do things to limber it up, if there is pain then, it is stressed, if there isn't your hand is just fatigued.
#10
I feel fatigue if the song requires a lot of movement up and down the neck in the form of chords, otherwise I haven't really felt it.
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#11
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just stay relaxed. it solves everything.
seriously, if people would just relax, there would be world peace


That also doesnt answer the question

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well if you just stared playing then yes its going to be tense if you been playing alot and moving your fingers but just strech your hands out or something when that happends.


Thanks but i know that already, you spontanious person.


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Ok, so I read the thread, and will actually answer the OP's question.

I usually feel fatigue after I play for a long time, but do get strain when I'm stressed and not paying attention. I can tell by when I strech my hand and do things to limber it up, if there is pain then, it is stressed, if there isn't your hand is just fatigued.



THANK YOU your the only one that answered the question, well the second guy kinda did too. Geez... its hard to ask questiosn about strainging without some guy telling "you you messed up since the begigining and buy the book give us money now! im a paid advertiser! yeah baby"
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Last edited by subway gigs at Jul 27, 2006,
#12
You don't have to be such an ass, they arn't paid advertisers. They're just trying to give you info on how to stop straining, even if you know it's strain you still might not know how to make it go away. Relaxing is, more or less, the key to solving all tension.
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