Weightlifting & Exercise/regarding back pain


hii sir,
i am 21year old.. am fond of body building as well as am a taekwondo athlete...
for one year i did isometrics workout for gaining muscle.. i gained 10kg muscles in this duration with out creatine or supplements just natural diet..
after this i asked my trainer to tell me some full body workouts to increse my strength which i can actually use in martial arts.. so he asked me to do push press and power clean and jerk... i did push press yesterday.. i even wore gym supporter and i lifted weights that wasnt too heavy 25kgs only.. but i had back pain after that and i dont have any sort of back problem.. my trainer lives in my home town and i live in other city so i cnt contavt him even.. plse tell me what to do.. should i stop doing that workout or my form is incorrect? and can you tell me if i cn do push press. power clean and jerk on same day or on different days?
today my pain has lessend a lot.. but i am concerned that push press wont damage my back permantly or it happend coz i did it for the first time..
plese help me sir


There are a number of things that could have happened and without seeing you there is no way to tell. Ice and stretch is the first thing I can recommend. Second these exercises are fine when done together or apart. I'm sorry there not much else I can do for you. God bless.


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Questions I can answer: Use of the Olympic lifts in sports specific training. Use of resistance training in sports specific, fat loss, body composition improvement. Motor pattern corrections via proprioception improvements. Fundamental uses of free weights, medicine balls,stability balls, etc.


I have been a personal trainer in Orange County, CA since 1983. I have trained numerous athletes at all levels including Gold Medalists, World Champions, and NCAA All Americans.

National Strength and Conditioning Assoc. since 1999, United States America Weightlifting


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