Do you ever get Cramps- Read this..

Running WODs giving you muscle cramps? Or finding yourself waking up in the middle of the night due to calf cramps?⁠

These type of muscle cramps have a few things in common that your diet can help resolve:⁠
Hydration status⁠
Mineral balance: calcium, magnesium, and potassium⁠

Calcium and magnesium are responsible for the contraction and relaxation of muscles, while potassium also plays a role in healthy muscle function. If you’re sure you’re getting enough water (more than usual now that it’s hot and we’re outside running more) then consider getting some of these foods in your diet regularly to help with preventing muscle cramps.⁠

Calcium-Rich Foods:⁠
Dairy products (milk, cheese, yogurt)⁠
Sardines⁠
Leafy greens (kale, spinach, arugula)⁠

Magnesium-Rich Foods:⁠
Avocado⁠
Leafy greens (kale, spinach, arugula)⁠
Bananas⁠

Potassium-Rich Foods:⁠
Bananas⁠
Citrus fruits (lemon and lime)⁠
Avocado⁠
Sweet Potato ⁠

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