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If Your Hands or Feet Ever Feel Tingly or Numb During a Workout, Here's Why

SELF.com—September 30, 2017

SELF.com featured HSS physiatrist Alice Chen, MD in an article about the reasons why hands or feet could feel numb during a workout.

"When people are limited for time or are stressed, they tend to make a tight fist and an aggressive pumping motion during exercise, which can make the tingling or numbness worse," explained Dr. Chen.

Instead of clenching your fist, Dr. Chen suggested to concentrate on loosening your grip so it will prevent you from pumping your arms too vigorously.

"The tingling or numbness is benign as long as it goes away when you shake it out," said Dr. Chen.

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