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Avoding cramp

owenjtowenjt Posts: 2
From time to time i get cramp in my quads when cycling. I stretch before and after, drink plenty of water but still get it.

Now reading up on cramp it, it says "Cramp often happens after you have sweated a lot. Sweat is high in sodium and loss of sodium upsets the way your muscle works". I do sweat a fair amount, so can anyone recommended a drink supplement that i can take to replace this lost sodium??

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  • Go on http://www.velotique.com/nutr.htm. They have what is called ''salt sticks''. You might find them in other stores. It works like a charm. I had a two day race last weekend and took some and I had no cramps!! But yes it's cause by dehydration and the loss of salts. hope this helps!
    "someone is training when you are not. when you race him, he will win."
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