Muscle Cramps: What Will (And Won’t) Help, According to Research


Why do athletes cramp up? And can muscle cramps be stopped? Finally, your definitive guide to the causes, prevention and treatment of muscle cramps and spasms.

I’ll save you the reading. It’s pickle juice.

There are a number of studies on this and the theories abound on what causes cramps and why pickle juice helps.  It’s still not definitive, but this article reaffirms that it works.  I actually carry a small bottle of it with me when I run endurance races and can confirm that it helps.

Source: Daily Burn