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Calf Cramp Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Calf Cramp.

Smart Ways to Soothe Sore Muscles

Pain is a real, well, pain! How many times have you been gung-ho to start a new workout routine only to feel like you've been hit by a ton of bricks on day two? Something as simple as walking down the stairs can feel like torture. Most of us have...  Read more

8 Lessons from My First 5K Race

I never considered myself a runner. I ran maybe once a week for 30 or 40 minutes, and then I wouldn’t feel like doing it again for a few days. Needless to say, I never really “get better” at running—I pretty much stayed the sa...  Read more

Exercise and Your Period

For two years I was a sex-ed teacher. One of my favorite subjects to teach was puberty, which required me to ever-so-gingerly reveal the story of the birds and the bees to a room full of red-faced fourth graders. Over the course of three days, I&rsqu...  Read more

Easy Vacation Exercises

We love them, we look forward to them, we talk about them for weeks before and weeks after – vacations. Those 1-2 weeks of the year when we get away from it all – work, responsibilities, car pools. Unfortunately, there is something el...  Read more

How to Use the Seated Calf Raise Machine

In this exercise, movement will come from the ankles. The Setup Sit on the seat of the calf raise machine. Place your thighs under the leg pad, just above your knees. Place the balls of your feet on the foot rest, allowing your ankles to hang...  Read more

Arghh this darn neck cramp comes once in a while f
Updated 11/29/2015 1:11:10 PM

Arghh this darn neck cramp comes once in a while for no reason and hurts from my shoulder to neck, can't move much either... I don't want stress/anger to cause me such things! I hope it's not because of it......  Read more

Back biceps calves destroyed.....time for some gri
Updated 11/28/2015 7:08:18 PM

Back biceps calves destroyed.....time for some grilled salmon brown rice and broccoli.....Rock on's your day to conquer......I believe in you.......  Read more

Cramps killing me again...still got on treadmill t
Updated 11/24/2015 1:11:34 AM

Cramps killing me again...still got on treadmill to walk a mile...end up doing 3.5 miles...happy happy..still in pain tho.....  Read more

Uuugh cramps!this better not effect my weigh in to
Updated 11/22/2015 1:00:47 AM

Uuugh cramps!this better not effect my weigh in tomorrow........  Read more

A pulled calf muscle has cancelled my run today, w
Updated 11/16/2015 3:53:03 PM

A pulled calf muscle has cancelled my run today, which is fine with me since it's raining and cold. I may take my little guy to the mall to walk so we can get out of the house...  Read more

Get rid of leg cramps (Charley Horse)

At night time, I used to get cramps in my legs constantly. The best remedy that I have found recently and it works like a charm! Flex your foot towards you so that it lengthens the calf. The cramp will be gone immediately! It really works!...  Read more

Free exercise !!

Do calf raises while washing the dishes! The more dishes the more calf raises!...  Read more

I Love My Acupressure Mat!

Some possible benefits (upper/lower back): Liver, kidney, spleen; headache, fatigue, depression, insomnia; ease spine problems, sciatica, muscle spasm, cramps; immune system, digestion, elimination...  Read more

How Your Food Choices Affect Your Health

When you're constantly plowing through mile-long to-do lists and putting out family fires (the kids are fighting...again; the dog left you a "present" in the living room; you're out of OJ), it's easy to blame stress for whatever...  Read more

6 Calf Exercises for More Shapely Legs

Having strong calf muscles are what gives our lower legs that often sought after well-defined look, but having strong calf muscles also aids running and walking by allowing for ankle extension. While many of us find working the quadriceps (front t...  Read more

Screaming Calf Cramp

I had a GREAT walk on my treadmill yesterday. Since it was snowing outside I challenged myself by walking a little faster than typical on the treadmill. Felt terrific afterward and went through the rest of my Saturday without any difficulty. W...  Read more