Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.
CHATELAINE19
30,000-39,999 SparkPoints 35,042
SparkPoints
 

Tight Muscle problem- Advice?

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Well, my schedule wouldn't let me wait out the rain today so I ran my 3 miles in the rain. I usually enjoy it because I don't get so hot. Like I always tell me boys "You're not made of sugar. You won't melt" So gotta' be an example, right?

Okay, my problem... My right calf muscle keeps tightening up on me. I'm warming up as usual, but after I start running that thing starts getting tight. It's not so bad that I can't run, but I don't want to hurt myself. It has helped to pause and stretch or walk a bit and stretch that muscle out as I walk, but nothing's really making it go away as long as I'm running.
There's no soreness once the run is over, and yes, I'm stretching out after I run.

Any advice? What am I missing?
Would appreciate any advice,
Roxanne
Share This Post With Others
Member Comments About This Blog Post
  • v LEW0213
    Bananas have a lot of potassium. Do you do a report on your Nutrition tracker? Does it say you are getting the proper amount of potassium? While it does help you with muscle cramps, I don't know if that is what this is since you only have the one muscle giving you problems. Perhaps a warm pack on that muscle before you run might help.

    Linda
    1653 days ago
  • v CCINDICANE2
    Eat bananas. They help with muscle cramps.
    1655 days ago
  • Add Your Comment to the Blog Post

    Log in to post a comment


    Disclaimer: Weight loss results will vary from person to person. No individual result should be seen as a typical result of following the SparkPeople program.
 

More Blogs by CHATELAINE19