Muscle cramps are common, and despite a lot of research, there seems to be no unifying cause for them.
That being said, there are many causes - and several solutions - that can work differently for different people.
We'll cover the mechanics of muscle cramps, and the ways you can prevent them and get rid of them in this video.
If you've ever had a muscle cramp you know how horrible they can be.
Muscle cramps are involuntary, intense contractions of skeletal muscles. You can't do much about them when you're experiencing one because the muscle is very powerfully contracted.
Stretching doesn’t work because that muscle is so clamped down it’s not going to even budge and can even sometimes react by cramping even harder. My advice is to very gently massage the muscle until it relaxes to the point where you can begin to try to stretch it.
But why do you get muscle cramps in the first place?
Several theories here - and they all apply:
There's never one single cause of cramps - a person's individual factors need to be taken into account - and in our experience it often takes several approaches to get rid of them.
We cover them all in this video - take a look!
Also, check out our Muscle Cramp Relief bundle for a combination approach to decreasing muscle cramps.
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