+1 vote
by
Why do some people faint after lifting a heavy weight?

8 Answers

+4 votes
by
The body has a "rest-pause" period after a heavy lift where the heart rate is lower and the blood pressure is lower. The heart rate drops and the blood pressure drops, but then the heart rate increases and the blood pressure increases, causing a rest-pause. The heart rate is then lower again. If you lift the weight again
+1 vote
by
It is a physiological response to lifting a heavy weight
+3 votes
by
Some people faint because of a lack of oxygen. Most often, the reason is that the muscles in the back of the neck are overworked and fatigued. When this happens, the muscles of the neck can't adequately supply the blood that is normally going to the brain. This can cause a lack of oxygen to the brain, which can result in fainting
+4 votes
by
People who lift weights tend to have a low resting heart rate. It's because the heart rate doesn't rise as fast as it does when we're at rest
+2 votes
by
They are not strong enough
+2 votes
by
The reason for this is that when you lift heavy weight, your heart rate increases and blood pressure goes up. When you are in a state of nervous tension, the heart rate and blood pressure go up. When you are in a state of anxiety, the heart rate and blood pressure go up. When you are in a state of excitement, the heart rate and blood pressure go
+4 votes
by
Some people have an inability to cope with heavy lifting. They often faint when they get up from a chair or table. If you lift a lot of weights, you will eventually get the same symptoms. When you lift a heavy weight, the blood vessels in your brain get constricted
+2 votes
by
The main cause of fainting is dehydration. If you have a very high fluid intake (more than 8-10 liters per day), you can increase the amount of water in your body. You should drink water throughout the day and you should drink a lot of water after you have a meal. If you drink too much water, you can become dehydrated
...