Cramps are terrible. Even the word is displeasing - it's dismal and clunky - so it's kind of a perfect descriptor for when your muscles tighten but don't have enough fuel or spirit to relax back to their original happy state.
The good news is that most of us who aren't training for endurance runs or Olympic rowing competitions can generally keep our systems in working order with a consistent supply of water and electrolytes.
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