Help with Running Cramps

Running cramps, particularly running calf cramps, afflict everyone from the person going out for a morning jog, to elite athletes. And it's not just runners that get cramps they can be a factor in any sport - tennis, swimming, golf, cycling and triathlon. This site is dedicated to sharing ideas and information between sports people, athletes, health practitioners, anyone who enjoys training - for the best ways to prevent, avoid and treat muscle cramp.

Tuesday, February 07, 2006

Calcium & Running Cramps

One of the main causes of cramps is though to be a deficiency of calcium and magnesium. Many people think that it's hard to have a calcium deficiency however this recent article shows that it's not only possible but it's very likely that many people are calcium-deficient.

What effect does this have on cramps and running cramps? If you're deficient when you're young, there's a good chance you may not ever recover as you get older. And if you've had a health problem and you decide to get fit by running and improving your nutrition later on in life, you may find you're fighting an "uphill" battle.

Here's a link to a recent article on calcium deficiency in the US, click here.


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