The dreaded running cramp. It’s probably already happened to you, and if not, consider yourself lucky. Cramps, or side stitches, are maybe not the worst thing that can happen to you as a runner, but they can be pretty bad. The big question is how do I prevent or stop running cramps?
- Don’t eat or drink too soon before running. For most people, this means no more than 1-2 hours before heading out, but see what works for you.
- If you take hydration with you on the run, bring one bottle of plain water and one with electrolytes....
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