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12/15/2013 at 4:54 pm #70651James BaconParticipant
I am getting kind of beat up with muscle cramps occurring, they are such a nuisance. I’ve looked it up in the past but soon become snow-blinded with the vast theories. Not much help from the family doctor. I really don’t know what is going on but they seem to happen to pretty much any muscle.
They happen at the worst times too. For example, typically I first warm up really well and then grab a green band for maybe some hip extensions. Right when I reach the point where I’m getting some changes made… Whack, on the other side, my calf will cramp up. I have to immediately scramble to stand up.
I understand “it depends” but Is there anything out there that’s a fairly common approach to the problem?
12/15/2013 at 5:45 pm #73469Nathan RicherParticipant
So what have you tried so far? The ones listed on this page are interesting- do any apply to you:
12/15/2013 at 9:57 pm #73475Anonymous
What is your hydration like?
You make lack potassium, calcium or another mineral in your blood.
If you take medicine that could impact.
12/16/2013 at 8:55 am #73479Peter De MariaParticipant
Do you have tight ankle plantar flexion? Is so working to anterior shin tissues may lessen cramping in hip extension stretch.
12/16/2013 at 9:04 am #73480James BeattyParticipant
12/16/2013 at 11:24 am #73483James BaconParticipant
Thanks, I kind of think all roads point to groceries-in.
No medicines, living on basic Paleo stuff for 10 years or so. I do include occasional cheeses through the week though.
I am finishing my 3rd month of top to bottom, literally head to toe, mobility as actually my primary focus. With nothing surfacing as an insurmountable issue <whew>.
Regarding approach… Perhaps it is time for a supplement to catch up on minerals, the sweating it out factor has been maybe high. Tons of plain water hydration, 100oz per day, maybe getting washed-out. I saw the episode that mentioned optimizing plasma production, it sounds like a direction. Maybe that and a basic supplement not sure what though, is there a test?
Thanks again, Mike
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