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Crampes musculaires:  2 techniques faciles pour les soulager!

Muscle cramps:2 easy techniques to relieve them!

Everyone who suffers from muscle cramps has only one wish: for them to disappear! When they arise, it is impossible to ignore them because they are so intense.

They often ruin our workouts and cause insomnia. Their pain can be so severe that muscle cramps can become truly debilitating.


The famous muscle cramps, what are they? ?

First, to define a muscle cramp, let's say that it is an involuntary contraction of the muscle. The cramp is intense and does not last long, unlike the contracture which will be of less intensity and last.


Factors predisposing to muscle cramps

We can easily point to lack of sleep, dehydration, a diet deficient in magnesium, calcium and potassium as well as aging as common causes of muscle cramps.

Lack of flexibility and a sedentary lifestyle are also factors likely to cause them.

Taking certain medications on a daily basis such as statins, neuroleptics, diuretics and corticosteroids are also factors causing cramps.

On a sporting level, heat, unstable terrain, poorly adapted sports shoes, poor stretching as well as too high a frequency and duration of training can be probable causes.


How to avoid them

As you can see, muscle cramps have varied origins. Advice, such as stretching well, maintaining good physical condition and ensuring a sufficient intake of trace elements, is recommended.

In addition, having quality sleep and focusing on a varied diet are excellent shields against these annoying cramps.


2 easy techniques to do at home to relieve and prevent muscle cramps:

1. Self-massage of the leg muscles with a roller

There are tips to prevent and treat cramps. Self-massage of the leg muscles with a roller is excellent.

Ideally, this exercise should be performed one leg at a time and on all sides of the leg, starting at the calf and progressing by section.

This involves letting the roller slide under the region of the affected leg while keeping the weight on the other leg so as not to put increased pressure on the wrists and arms.

Be careful, however, to carefully distinguish between evil that does good and evil that hurts. If something hurts, stop exercising immediately and consult your orthotherapist!




2. Self-massage of the sole of the foot with a tennis ball

To regain flexibility in the foot, try self-massage of the sole of the foot with a tennis ball. This is an easy exercise to perform, but can help regain mobility in the foot and stretch the leg muscles.

Pretend you are painting the bottom of your foot with the ball, applying good pressure and moving from front to back and then sideways. One minute per sole of the foot is enough.

To check the effectiveness of this exercise, start by touching your toes with your fingertips. Do this exercise again after performing the ball exercise to see how much your flexibility improves!



What Soap  ?

For those whose muscle cramps occur at night, there is a grandmother's remedy which consists of filling a nylon stocking with Marseille soap and placing it in the bed, under the sheets, at foot level.


And why not incorporate magnesium into your routine?

For those who prefer to save their soap for washing, why not try the supplement OrthoMag+ and magnesium oil PROMag+.


OrthoMag+ is a magnesium bisglycinate supplement ideal for relieving muscle cramps and pain in addition to helping the body maintain the body's electrolyte balance




PROMag+ is a magnesium complex in the form of a dry oil to spray and penetrate to release muscle tension and pain.



Good relief!