Muscle Cramps: Need to Know

Oh the elusive muscle cramp! For many of us, most rides are cramp free, and then BOOM a cramp creeps up seemingly out of nowhere. For others, they are plagued by cramps.

Bicycling Magazine says, “There’s no disagreement about what a muscle cramp is—a sudden, painful, tightening of a muscle, usually in your calf or foot. But there is a lot of confusion about what causes exercise-associated muscle cramps, and, as a result, the best way to treat them. Let’s take a look at some of the more common myths and why they’ve persisted for decades.”

(note: it is a sponsored article)

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