Chiropractors Topeka KS

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.

Capitol City Chiropractic
(785) 234-0900
1835 NW Topeka Blvd # 209
Topeka, KS

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Robert E Jacoby
(785) 354-9591
901 Sw Garfield Ave
Topeka, KS
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Family Practice

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Eric A Voth
(785) 354-9591
901 Sw Garfield Ave
Topeka, KS
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Internal Medicine

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Jack A Jones
(785) 270-4100
929 Sw Mulvane St
Topeka, KS
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Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Stephen Saylor
(785) 354-9591
901 Sw Garfield Ave
Topeka, KS
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Family Practice

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Jeffrey L Martin
(785) 295-8090
1700 Sw 7th St
Topeka, KS
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Family Practice

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Mathew Myron Leinwetter
(785) 368-2000
1615 Sw 8th Ave
Topeka, KS
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Family Practice

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Doug D Frye
(785) 271-8100
5000 Sw 21st St
Topeka, KS
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General Practice, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Sowjanya DuThuluru
(785) 354-5242
1500 Sw 10th Ave
Topeka, KS
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Internal Medicine

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(785) 232-7324
1125 Sw Gage Blvd
Topeka, KS
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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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