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What causes painful muscle spasms?

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In brief: Lack of circulation

Most muscle spasms will happen after workingout due to the lack of good blood circulation in the muscle.
By stretching and doing a lighter workout you should be able to avoid these cramps as you develop new blood vessels. If changing your routine does not remedy the cramping consult your doctor. There are other causes that wll be need to be checked.

In brief: Lack of circulation

Most muscle spasms will happen after workingout due to the lack of good blood circulation in the muscle.
By stretching and doing a lighter workout you should be able to avoid these cramps as you develop new blood vessels. If changing your routine does not remedy the cramping consult your doctor. There are other causes that wll be need to be checked.
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