Originally Posted by Eva Claire Synkowski
my right thumb has been going numb (that tingling "falling asleep" feeling) in the hook grip on cleans / deadlifts (not snatches) only. it was happening for a couple weeks; i just took a rest week, but the sensation came back pretty much instantaneously today even at light loads (~70%). no real elbow / shoulder / neck pain to speak of.
I was glad when the numbness started....it's better than the searing pain that preceded it.