ruby.cleaver asked in SportsRunning · 1 decade ago

how do i get rid of lactic acid?

i just went for a run and i get real tight calves and bad cramps and im wondering how do i get rid of lactic acid and what are some good streches to help with the tightness of calves and how do i do them.

also how do i make my legs not ache as i have a rowing competiton tomorow.

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  • 1 decade ago
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    By walking after each run.

    What you have is not lactic acid..that builds up on runs of 10 miles or more.

    Get a vest and do some water running. You are probably running on a hard you have good shoes?

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  • NM
    Lv 5
    1 decade ago

    Making sure you're not dehydrated should help a little. For calves, pull your toes toward you- flex them toward your knees until you feel a stretch up your calf.

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  • 1 decade ago

    throw it in the bin

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