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How Do I Prevent From Cramping After A Long Run
Some simple steps: The best way to avoid cramping is to maintain proper hydration during the run. Runs of less than 60 mins, use water. Greater than 60 mins, consider electrolyte fluids (eg gatorade) and running gels. After the run, continue appropriate hyrdation, stretch, slowly cool down, and massage your trouble spots. I hope that helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the ideal sugar level before, during, and after a long run? How do you prevent sugar low during the run? Any advice on glucose tablet dosage?
Questions: Do you have diabetes? Treatment with oral meds or insulin? In our Insulin dependent kids, we lower Insulin ahead of time and often for hours later. We always ask them to carry glucose tablets or some other form of fast acting glucose and to stay well-hydrated. We also help to modify before and after meals if necessary. Most important: medication adjustment which has to be done by you & doctor. ...Read more
What can I do now at age 18 to have great skin in the long run and what to do to prevent premature wrinkles. ?
Severe period cramps that doesn't go away with pills, been taking pain killer shots for 10 years every month, is that dangerouse on the long run?
None in particular: If you plan on running for a long period of time, the type of exercise does not matter in my opinion. Rather, the key is adequate stretching (though the need for stretching is a highly debated topic, though I am a proponent), and adequate hydration. Bananas are a good source of potassium, and can help fend off cramps, as can good old gatorade. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not long: You should stretch before and immediately after exercising to help in this regards. Waiting more than 10 minutes after will not give you the same beneficial effects. ...Read more
How do I prevent muscle cramps. I cycle long distances and cramp earlier and more often than others who are similarly trained. ?
Can leg lenght disperancy cause bowlegness? My left leg is 9mm longer than my right and when i'm walking/running my legs bow. How would i prevent it?
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