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How to deal with muscle cramps

If anyone watched game 4 the other night of the NBA Finals, you saw how superstar LeBron James was hampered by muscle cramps.  This is a common occurrence in sports.  We typically see cramps most often in really hot weather when athletes have been sweating profusely for a long period of time.  They lose lots […]

When to stretch? Before, After, or Both?

**If you don’t want to read this whole post, see summary at the end** This is a question it seems like I address every day.  It has been an accepted dogma that you must stretch before exercise, although no research proves that it’s necessary for injury prevention.  A review by Witvrouw et al showed that […]