Guitar Songs: How Can You Stop Tension And Tight Muscles In Upper Arm Of Picking Arm And Fretting Arm When Playing Guitar?

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getting pain, aches and tension after playing guitar usually after playing fast licks songs etc and wondering how to fix it?


  1. Matthew says:

    Often stretch, repetition will ease in time.

  2. Teddy Barrett says:

    been there done that. the answer may be different for each individual but my answer was exercises constantly building upper arm and hand strength by pumping dumbells and squeezing a grip master for the hands. if you want to play for an hour straight or more without difficulty then you have to build endurance and muscle tone.