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Quiz the Coach - I Always Get Cramps

Hey LoVeAbLeMe,
A cramp is a sudden and painful contraction of one, or a group, of muscles. You may be getting cramps because you're not warming up properly, because you're working out too soon after eating, or because you're not drinking enough water. You can exercise regularly without getting cramps by following a few simple steps:

  • Make sure you drink plenty of water before and during your exercise routine. If you're exercising a lot, you need to be constantly replacing fluids to your body.
  • Do some warm-up exercises for a few minutes before doing any vigorous activity. Stretch out your muscles before going for a jog or doing jumping jacks. Cramps can happen because your muscles are getting a "jolt" of activity before they're ready to get going.
  • Don't have a big meal right before starting your workout. Have a light, high-energy snack such as a piece of fruit or a granola bar. If you're still getting cramps, talk to your doctor or your P.E. teacher at school. You may be getting cramps because you're not moving your joints properly while you're exercising.

    Do you have a question on sports, skateboards, skateboarding, fitness, P.E. class, rules to sports or health concerns? to the Kidzworld Coach. Keep in mind peeps, the Kidzworld Coach isn't a doctor or a professional athlete or anything like that. He's just a dude who digs sports, plays 'em and knows a lot about 'em. You should always talk to your 'rents, a doctor or your school gym teacher before starting a new sport or a new exercise.

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