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Free fitness tips and workout advice from a personal traineraMuscle cramps can occur for a few reasons: Working out on “cold” muscles” (not stretching or warming up), dehydration, heat/humidity, shallow breathing, and eating too much before you workout. Your issue could be one or a combination of all of these. A common problem in your case is trying to regain your distance, speed and intensity from earlier days of running.

Sowbhagya Snagam Reddy
(304) 255-2121
200 Veterans Ave
Beckley, WV
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Internal Medicine

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Charles Stephen Morgan
(304) 255-2121
200 Veterans Ave
Beckley, WV
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Internal Medicine

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Ida Z Villanueva
(304) 252-8551
252 Rural Acres Dr
Beckley, WV
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General Practice, Family Practice

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(304) 252-8531
1602 Harper Rd
Beckley, WV
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(304) 929-6020
27 Mallard Ct
Beckley, WV
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Family Practice

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Tiffany K Thymius
(304) 252-8551
252 Rural Acres Dr
Beckley, WV
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Robert C Yee, MD
(304) 252-1320
120 Professional Park
Beckley, WV
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General Practice
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Male
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Medical School: Univ Of Santo Tomas, Fac Of Med And Surg, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1969

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(304) 253-3471
222 S Heber St
Beckley, WV
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(304) 252-3070
1804 Harper Road
Beckley, WV
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Family Practice

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(304) 253-0591
70 Brookshire Ln
Beckley, WV
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General Practice
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Medical School: Western U Hlt Sci Col Osteo Med Of The Pacific, Pomona Ca 91766
Graduation Year: 1984

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How to Ditch the Stitches

Q: I used to run 5-6 miles a day, 4 times a week but quit about 4 years ago. Now whenever I try to hit the pavement I cannot go for more than 5 minutes without getting severe cramping. Do you know what causes the stitches and is there any way to prevent this recurring issue?







I feel your pain! Muscle cramps can occur for a few reasons: Working out on “cold” muscles” (not stretching or warming up), dehydration, heat/humidity, shallow breathing, and eating too much before you workout. Your issue could be one or a combination of all of these. A common problem in your case is trying to regain your distance, speed and intensity from earlier days of running.

Try warming up (power walking) for 5 minutes and then stretching. Also, be sure to increase your mileage slowly and take long deep breaths while out on the road or treadmill. If a stitch or cramp does occur, stop or slow your pace. Drink some water. Stretch out the muscle and take deep breaths. You should be back to your peak running form in no time. Good luck.

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