09 Jul '13, 11am

Running cramps are NOT caused by electrolyte or hydration issues. Best read up, now!

Hi Joe – interesting article. I wonder if you have some good references apart from Dr. Noakes’ book? I started poking around on pubmed a little bit after my race weekend before last, but more direction would be helpful. Like you, I am prone to muscle cramps in races, and I think it’s interesting that we don’t really seem to know what causes them (although several theories have been put forward). While I appreciate the appeal of the CNS theory of cramping, I’m not sure that it really makes that much sense – or at least the use of the word ‘fatigue’ seems inappropriate – on the basis of personal experience. For example, in my first 50 mile race, I started cramping about an hour into the race (extremely early, and shorter than pretty much all my training runs, which have yet to result in a single cramp). I was forced to slow down until about the halfway point, when I took a r...

Full article: http://www.irunfar.com/2013/07/cramping-my-style.html

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