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    need advice about feeling faint at the gym (this isn't a BG1 thread lol)

    I've been going to the gym for nearly a year now and because I've got something big coming up very soon (that I'm very much looking forward to), I've been trying to workout harder than ever before....so I've been going to the gym almost every day for the last few weeks but last week, I started feeling faint, so I gave myself a few days rest.

    The thing is, I used a Personal Trainer yesterday and after a light workout, I started feeling very strange. :-(
    The workout itself was easy and my body felt like it could of done a further hour nonstop but I couldn't feel my face and I felt like I was about to throw up.

    My PT couldn't believe it because she's seen me do 2.5 hours of hard workout before and after 20-30 mins of an easy workout, I was almost out of it.

    I haven't been eating or drinking properly of late either and I've been struggling to sleep for more than a few hours a night for ages.

    What's wrong with me?

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    I haven't been eating or drinking properly of late either and I've been … I haven't been eating or drinking properly of late either and I've been struggling to sleep for more than a few hours a night for ages.



    You have anserwed your own question.

    How many hours a sleep do you get a day?

    how much water do you drink a day?

    How old are you (or round abouts :p)?

    Quick breakdown of what you eat in a normal day?

    BG1.

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    "I haven't been eating or drinking properly of late either and I've been struggling to sleep for more than a few hours a night for ages."


    well theres your answer for feeling faint on a work out

    please go and see your gp :whistling:

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    RealFriendlyman;2838006

    What's wrong with me?



    Change the team you support. Your strength will soon return.:p

    Does diabetes run in the family?

    for a person who bears that username, you have to be more friendly with yourself

    Original Poster

    sellingmysoul666;2838020

    please go and see your gp :whistling:



    I will but I've got too much going on right now and the earliest I could book an appointment is for next week.

    guv;2838031

    Change the team you support. Your strength will soon return.:p



    Dunno......if that was the case, a lot more Spurs fans would be dead by now considering they can't even earn a point of late. :-D

    The 4-0 champions league victory made us look good too. :whistling:

    Abvance;2838041

    Does diabetes run in the family?



    Nope, only my nan has it but everyone else is cool.

    Artonox;2838070

    for a person who bears that username, you have to be more friendly with … for a person who bears that username, you have to be more friendly with yourself, Daniel son.

    Original Poster

    black gerbil1;2837995

    You have anserwed your own question.How many hours a sleep do you get a … You have anserwed your own question.How many hours a sleep do you get a day?how much water do you drink a day?How old are you (or round abouts :p)?Quick breakdown of what you eat in a normal day?BG1.



    At the moment, I'm sleeping about 3 hours a day and constantly waking up.

    I used to drink about 3 litres a day but recently, I've been drinking about half a litre.

    I'm 25 years old.

    Recently I've been eating things like toast, cereal and more cereal and creatine (I know I need more water along with that) :P

    I know I'm doing everything wrong, cos I'm not eating the right food groups which is why I ate high carbs today

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    realfriendlyman;2838081

    Dunno......if that was the case, a lot more Spurs fans would be dead by … Dunno......if that was the case, a lot more Spurs fans would be dead by now considering they can't even earn a point of late. :-DThe 4-0 champions league victory made us look good too. :whistling:



    LOL..... Maybe it was the Fulham game!:p

    guv;2838104

    LOL..... Maybe it was the Fulham game!:p


    There must be a universe somewhere, where football is the answer to everything.;-)

    you need more sleep, more fluid and more proper food.

    you cant expect your body to work hard when your nto looking after it. you need to see why you arent sleeping. dont push yourself too hard, build up the training slowly

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    guv;2838104

    LOL..... Maybe it was the Fulham game!:p



    Nah, I think it was the Boro and Sunderland game and Berbatovs constant hissyfits. :whistling:

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    chesso;2838158

    There must be a universe somewhere, where football is the answer to … There must be a universe somewhere, where football is the answer to everything.;-)



    Yeh, this one! :thumbsup:

    And everyone thought the answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe and everything was 42. They got it wrong, it was 4 - 2 !:p

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    jennie-jack;2838168

    you need more sleep, more fluid and more proper food.you cant expect your … you need more sleep, more fluid and more proper food.you cant expect your body to work hard when your nto looking after it. you need to see why you arent sleeping. dont push yourself too hard, build up the training slowly



    I know why I can't sleep and it's because I'm too excited about something and have butterflies going mad in my stomach but I don't know how to sort it. :oops:

    realfriendlyman;2838103

    At the moment, I'm sleeping about 3 hours a day and constantly waking … At the moment, I'm sleeping about 3 hours a day and constantly waking up.I used to drink about 3 litres a day but recently, I've been drinking about half a litre.I'm 25 years old.Recently I've been eating things like toast, cereal and more cereal and creatine (I know I need more water along with that) :PI know I'm doing everything wrong, cos I'm not eating the right food groups which is why I ate high carbs today



    I read that eating a lot of carbs can make your blood pressure change, not sure how true that is but it would certainly make you feel faint.
    Eat more protein and drink a lot more water! I'd be having half a litre during a work out!
    A trip to your GP probably wouldn't go amiss either.

    realfriendlyman;2838103

    At the moment, I'm sleeping about 3 hours a day and constantly waking … At the moment, I'm sleeping about 3 hours a day and constantly waking up.I used to drink about 3 litres a day but recently, I've been drinking about half a litre.I'm 25 years old.Recently I've been eating things like toast, cereal and more cereal and creatine (I know I need more water along with that) :PI know I'm doing everything wrong, cos I'm not eating the right food groups which is why I ate high carbs today



    you food dont seem to bad, ill asumme the cereal aint frosters or some one loaded up with sugar. ( it could be ALOT better, but not bad), your age is good, your sleep is the problem, the main rules of lifting are "eat big, lift big and rest". You really need to get at least 6 hours of sleep. And you keep saying you waking up.

    Try taking ZMA supplment, this helps with sleeping:thumbsup:

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    realfriendlyman;2838173

    Nah, I think it was the Boro and Sunderland game and Berbatovs constant … Nah, I think it was the Boro and Sunderland game and Berbatovs constant hissyfits. :whistling:



    So nothing to do with losing yet other first team player? At the rate they are going, they wont be able to field 11 players! :w00t:

    Original Poster

    What made it worse is my heart was racing at the gym today......after 2 mins on the cross trainer.....it was at 199 which I've never seen before when I've done 10 times more and at a faster pace. :oops:

    Every time I lifted the weights, I felt like my heart was gonna jump out of my chest or I was gonna throw up and see my heart in a pile of puke. :-(

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    guv;2838245

    So nothing to do with losing yet other first team player? At the rate … So nothing to do with losing yet other first team player? At the rate they are going, they wont be able to field 11 players! :w00t:



    True......Spurs are in a bad position and all the first team players are leaving faster than you can say "heading for relegation" :giggle:

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    realfriendlyman;2838279

    True......Spurs are in a bad position and all the first team players are … True......Spurs are in a bad position and all the first team players are leaving faster than you can say "heading for relegation" :giggle:



    OK....

    Now that your veins have stopped popping...... have you stopped feeling feint? :thumbsup::p:-D

    guv;2838286

    OK....Now that your veins have stopped popping...... have you stopped … OK....Now that your veins have stopped popping...... have you stopped feeling feint? :thumbsup::p:-D



    sorry for the off topic, just have to say a BIG THANKS to guv for standing in my corner when I was wrongly accused and then suspended for attempting to sell copyrighted goods.

    Thanks again dude, you are a star.. REPPED!:thumbsup:

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    DudeyGeeza;2838315

    sorry for the off topic, just have to say a BIG THANKS to guv for … sorry for the off topic, just have to say a BIG THANKS to guv for standing in my corner when I was wrongly accused and then suspended for attempting to sell copyrighted goods. Thanks again dude, you are a star.. REPPED!:thumbsup:



    No worries m8. :thumbsup::-D

    I can only assume someone has it in for you - 'cos you definately did nothing wrong.

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    DudeyGeeza;2838315

    sorry for the off topic, just have to say a BIG THANKS to guv for … sorry for the off topic, just have to say a BIG THANKS to guv for standing in my corner when I was wrongly accused and then suspended for attempting to sell copyrighted goods. Thanks again dude, you are a star.. REPPED!:thumbsup:



    Despite the friendly banter I have with Guv (I wouldn't call it local rivalry because Spurs aren't rivals) he really is a great guy and has helped me quite a bit.

    I agree, he does deserve some rep. :thumbsup:

    This happened to me when i went to the gym hungover. Lack of water etc, gtm trainer said i needed to eat something and i would be fine.

    guv;2838340

    No worries m8. :thumbsup::-DI can only assume someone has it in for you - … No worries m8. :thumbsup::-DI can only assume someone has it in for you - 'cos you definately did nothing wrong.



    thinking of making a Thanks thread to point out all the people that stood in my corner, that in turn would show the mod team they were in fact wrong, but i recieved an email not to create a "im back" thread or similar in order not to create forum dramatics! lol as that would get me another ban...

    Thanks thread is different though right??:whistling::thumbsup:

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    DudeyGeeza;2838364

    thinking of making a Thanks thread to point out all the people that stood … thinking of making a Thanks thread to point out all the people that stood in my corner, that in turn would show the mod team they were in fact wrong, but i recieved an email not to create a "im back" thread or similar in order not to create forum dramatics! lol as that would get me another ban...Thanks thread is different though right??:whistling::thumbsup:



    It ain't worth the hassle.

    Cant understand why you got an email to not post "I'm back"? Kinda sounds like they know they got it wrong.

    what you excited for , you getting wed

    guv;2838392

    It ain't worth the hassle.Cant understand why you got an email to not … It ain't worth the hassle.Cant understand why you got an email to not post "I'm back"? Kinda sounds like they know they got it wrong.



    exactly, well.. thanks again, I will let you guys/gals get back on topic now:thumbsup:

    chesso;2838158

    There must be a universe somewhere, where football is the answer to … There must be a universe somewhere, where football is the answer to everything.;-)


    You mean it's not ! ? :w00t:

    I've been going to the gym almost every day for the last few weeks



    Theres part of the problem man, the body needs rest, going every day will do you more harm than good.
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