Muscle Cramps can be caused by many things, but the most pronounced during training and events are:
- Over Hydration is consuming too many ounces of fluid an hour that results in a flushing effect.
Further Reading: The 10 Biggest Mistakes Endurance Athletes Make
- Electrolyte imbalances, which can be from too much sodium or not enough. Endurolytes provide the needed balance.
Further Reading: Electrolyte Replenishment – Why It’s So Important and How to Do It Right
- Calorie replacement from simple sugar sources – electrolytes are used to breakdown sugar instead of replacing critical nutrients needed for muscle expansion and contraction creating a demand for not only more fluid but more electrolytes to remain in balance.
Further Reading: How should a person replace electrolytes and fluids during endurance efforts?