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    For the past few time's I've been running, i've been getting a really bad cramp/pain on the right side of my abs. I haven't changed anything, other than working out and running much more consitently. I think maybe my body is lacking something... does anyone know a supplement I can take that would help stop this?
    Started POST Sept. 6, 2005

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    Though I am no master runner, I found that once I changed my breathing my side no longer hurt.
    I inhale through my nose and exhale through my mouth. I take medium breaths as I run.

    TGY
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    • #3
      I get that sometimes and usually jnust give it a good jab with my fist and run through it. Supplements How is an overpriced vitamin supposed to fix that?
      "Respect for religion must be reestablished. Public debt should be reduced. The arrogance of public officials must be curtailed. Assistance to foreign lands must be stopped or we shall bankrupt ourselves. The people should be forced to work and not depend on government for subsistence." - Cicero, 60 B.C.

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      • #4
        [QUOTE=pkagel]I get that sometimes and usually jnust give it a good jab with my fist and run through it./QUOTE]

        LOL. Does that really work?

        TGY
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        • #5
          I'm not saying it is the right thing to do or if it would work for you, it is just something that has always worked for me.
          "Respect for religion must be reestablished. Public debt should be reduced. The arrogance of public officials must be curtailed. Assistance to foreign lands must be stopped or we shall bankrupt ourselves. The people should be forced to work and not depend on government for subsistence." - Cicero, 60 B.C.

          For California police academy notes go to http://groups.yahoo.com/group/CABasicPolice/

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          • #6
            Try flexing your abs when the pain occurs. For me, it usually takes 30 seconds to a minute of flexing for the pain to dissipate, but it works every time. As far as a cause goes, I think it might be related to hydration. You might try drinking more water before you run.
            NIL SINE NUMINE

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            • #7
              keep running and it will disappear...seriously...don't stop...I learned that from the Army...works for me...

              Someone told me cramps are caused by lack of Electrolytes which causes the cramping. You can combat this by drinking Gatorade. I never tried it, but just another suggestion.

              On a side note, I just bought a pair of Mizuno Wave Rider 8 ruuning shoes, man I love them.. They are way better than others I have had over the years...

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              • #8
                Something you may try is forcefully exhaling when your foot on the cramp side hits the ground. pkagel has a good idea too. Just massage it out.
                Cowboys in town. Trouble expected.

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                • #9
                  Changing my breathing pattern cleared up my cramps... Instead of taking quick breaths in and out, I took slow deep breaths and held each breath for a full second before exhaling. Worked wonders for me...

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                  • #10
                    Thanks JKool, I completely forgot about that one!
                    "Respect for religion must be reestablished. Public debt should be reduced. The arrogance of public officials must be curtailed. Assistance to foreign lands must be stopped or we shall bankrupt ourselves. The people should be forced to work and not depend on government for subsistence." - Cicero, 60 B.C.

                    For California police academy notes go to http://groups.yahoo.com/group/CABasicPolice/

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                    • #11
                      Don't run right after you eat.
                      Inhale through nose, exhale through mouth.
                      And for any cramp, drink lots of water.

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by tango3
                        For the past few time's I've been running, i've been getting a really bad cramp/pain on the right side of my abs. I haven't changed anything, other than working out and running much more consitently. I think maybe my body is lacking something... does anyone know a supplement I can take that would help stop this?
                        Yes. Try dihydrogen monoxide. It will remove cramps while running. Don't take too much, though- it's been known to kill people on occasion.
                        You have no right to not be offended.-Neal Boortz

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by Centurion44
                          Yes. Try dihydrogen monoxide. It will remove cramps while running. Don't take too much, though- it's been known to kill people on occasion.
                          ROTFLMAO...
                          "He who controls others may be powerful, but he who has mastered himself is mightier still"

                          -Lao Tzu

                          "God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference."

                          -Reinhold Niebuhr

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                          • #14
                            I was taught to massage it while you are still running, unless you want to stop. Make sure you are hydrated also.

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                            • #15
                              I get that in horseback riding sometimes. Man, can that be painful when you're being jostled around on a 2000 lb. animal... anyways, my instructor says to stretch it out by stretching your arm over your head to other side. Unfortunatly, I can't remember if its the arm on the side with the pain or on the side without the pain you're supposed to stretch...
                              Well life is too short so love the one ya got cuz ya might get run over or ya might get shot.

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