Excersise and Cramp

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  1. Sophs

    Sophs SW Angels founder member

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    Since I've started swimming and aqua I keep getting cramp in my feet which is so annoying.

    Any tips on how I can stop it from happening?
    I eat bananas before as I've heard potassium is good for cramp
     
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    I get it too at karate. At the end when we bow-out we have to sit with our feet under us and I get it bad sometimes. I used to find I got it at swimming too. I don't know what causes it or how to get rid of it so if anyone knows I would also appreciate the answer!
     
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    I drink a litre of diet tonic water daily for night cramps, Lots of people drink it for cramp relief, it does work :)
     
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    I will try that
     
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    I've been told a lack of magnesium causes cramps? perhaps try a vitamin.
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    That's useful to know Bren, thanks
     
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    mod-karen79 rainbows holiday buddy :)

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    I drink loads of water but still get the cramp in my feet
     
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    Well found Steph. What is Charlie Horse?
     
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    united_trekkie GO TEAM FFF

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    Hi Taz, a Charlie Horse is the term for leg cramps usually quadraceps .....god knows why though???
     
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    Ha ha I'm glad someone knows!
     
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