How to avoid cramps ?

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  1. Cobblestone

    Cobblestone New Member

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    What do I have to do to avoid cramps in my legs?
    In many cases they come around 130km in a hard ride.

    Last sunday I had them some kilometers after the eyserboschweg in the amstelgoldrace tourversion.

    Is there any specific training ? Any tips ?
    What causes them ?
     
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  3. Brizza

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    I have heard the theory that nutritional intake can effect cramps. Magnesium and Zinc are essential to the movement of muscles and without one the muscle will not contract or release as it should.

    I try to 'work' the cramp out if I have one. It takes a while but when it goes you feel so much better.

    Brian
     
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