Articles by Sports Dietitians Australia

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Muscle Cramps and How to Reduce Your Risk

By Andrew Hall, AccSD.   What is a muscle cramp A muscle cramp is a sudden, involuntary, painful contraction of a muscle. These symptoms typically ease off within minutes but are often accompanied by a palpable knotting of the muscle. Muscle cramps generally occur in the site most directly involved in the exercise task (most commonly…

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