Marathon Runner Muscle Cramps

The Runner's Guide to Pickle Juice

Whether you specialize in track and field, marathons, or just about any sport that puts strain on your legs, you may be prone to muscle cramps. Cramping of the calves, hamstrings, and quadriceps can be extremely painful and may temporarily sideline you from competing. You've stretched, warmed up, and even wore your special compression pants, but those wrenching muscle cramps still catch you by surprise. Luckily, you're not out of options.

Pickle juice to the rescue! A few swigs of Pikl'up Pickle Juice will do the trick and diminish the effects of your cramps in just a few minute. Sounds too good to be true? You can try for yourself, but we'll further explain why pickle juice is an effective remedy for muscle cramps.

Neuroreceptors in the brain trigger the muscle tightening reaction we refer to as cramps. Causes for this response include dehydration, malnutrition, muscle strain, lack of stretching, and over-exercising. While pickle juice helps replenish electrolytes lost in sweat, that is not the reason why it eases cramps. Although there's been a limited amount of research done on the topic, pickle juice is able to counteract the brain's reaction to muscle tightness.

Bringing a pouch of Pikl'up Premium Pickle Juice to your next meet, event, or game ensures you'll be able to fight cramps, stay hydrated, and perform at your highest level. 


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