Chiropractors Beckley WV

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.

Robert C Yee, MD
(304) 252-1320
120 Professional Park
Beckley, WV
Specialties
General Practice
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Santo Tomas, Fac Of Med And Surg, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1969

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

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(304) 255-2426
314 George St
Beckley, WV
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Family Practice

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Emma Calderon Villanueva
(304) 252-8531
1602 Harper Rd
Beckley, WV
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General Practice

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Rickey Lee Bradley
(304) 252-3900
4130 Robert C Byrd Dr
Beckley, WV
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Family Practice, Emergency Medicine

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Eugene R Evans
(304) 253-3471
222 S Heber St
Beckley, WV
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General Practice, Family Practice

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(304) 256-8227
451 Stanaford Rd
Beckley, WV
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Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine

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(304) 256-0242
421 Carriage Dr
Beckley, WV
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(304) 250-0272
201 Woodcrest Dr
Beckley, WV
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(304) 250-0272
201 Woodcrest Dr
Beckley, WV
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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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