6 ways to prevent cramps while working out…

1. Get Electrolytes

When your body gets low on electrolytes (which are the minerals calcium, chloride, magnesium, phosphate, potassium, and sodium) you will start to experience cramps no matter how much water you drink because…

When you sweat you lose a lot of your electrolytes as you workout so drinking water is not enough to replace your lost electrolytes and if you have problems with cramping up while working out…

2. Drink Water

Dehydration is a major cause of cramping while you're working out so make sure you stay hydrated by drinking at least 1 liter of water daily and to prevent cramps while you workout…

Drink at least 8-to-16 oz. of water for every 30 minutes you workout.

3. Don't Work Too Hard

When you workout for an extremely long period of time, do lots of reps & sets with very little rest in between sets or when you do new exercises your body isn't used to…

This can all overexert your muscles leading to muscle cramping and to prevent this from happening…

4. Stretching

Tight muscles usually leads to muscle cramps and when you loosen up your muscles by warming up & stretching before your workouts… You can help prevent muscle cramps during your workouts so See How to warm-up & stretch before, during, and after your workouts

5. Get More Vitamin D

Cramps are also caused from a lack of vitamin D so make sure spend at least 20 minutes in the sun daily and if you can't do that…

Eat Foods that are high in Vitamin D like dairy products, fish & eggs.

6. Don't Overheat

When you're working outside in the heat you'll increase the chances of your muscles overheating and cramping up so…

The best thing you can do while working out in the heat to prevent cramps is to simply not workout in the heat or if you must workout in the heat…

Make sure you stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water and getting enough electrolytes while working out in the heat to prevent cramps.

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