A 16-year-old male asked:
how can i avoid or at least lessen muscle cramps after workout?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Rheumatology 46 years experience
Hydrate well: Often cramps are due to poor hydration and/or loss of electrolytes. Make sure you drink lots of fluids with electrolytes, like Gatorade , slow the pace of your workout and make sure to cool down slowly
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Last updated Jan 9, 2015
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