Five Ways to Beat Cramp

Stop muscle spasms from ruining your next race with a series of stretches


Posted: 20 May 2011
by Adam Bean

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Quad stretch

Grab the foot of your cramping leg and pull it back and up towards your buttocks until you feel a stretch in your quad. Keep your other leg straight and your thighs together. Hold for 20 seconds. Release and repeat.


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thanks so much for these valuable exercises. I'll try them out right away specially that pickle juice thing I get painful cramps many times. so thanks so much for sharing.

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Posted: 30/05/2011 at 23:56

Does it matter what sort of pickle? I think I would throw up if I drank the juice off pickled onions in a race!
Posted: 24/08/2011 at 18:59

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