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.

Monday, May 22, 2006

Imagine Running 21,000 metres in an Hour!

Haile tries once more for immortality in Hengelo

An amazing creer made even more amazing by the fact that hes still running at such a high level.

I'm sure he's suffered his fair share of running cramps in his career - in the story it refers to him having to pull out of the sam race in 2002 with severe leg cramps.

This can happen from a number of reasons - the most likely in this case having something to do with getting enough energy to the muscles to help them contract properly and shift the blood.

In the Ultimate Cramp Busting Guidewe interview kinesiologist and osteopath, David Wells and speak with sports nutritionist and trainer, Richard Renton about energy supply, the role of micronutrients in helping make that energy available and the best ways to maximise your energy reserves in the lead up to an event.


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