October 01, 2019
Often people come to us reporting night cramps in their legs. Did you know there exists evidence to suggest that stretching before bed can help this?
Joannes M Hallegraeff et al (2012) found that stretching the calf and the hamstrings for as little as 10 seconds each for 3 repetitions immediately before going to bed, reduced both the frequency and intensity of hamstring and calf cramps in a population of 80 elderly adults when performed over a six-week intervention period. Click here to see the pictures of how participants did this and read more about this easily applied principle to help you live your life better.
Additionally, click this link to read more about night cramps, their causes, risk factors and other treatment options available.