10 Causes of Calf Cramps

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Cause #2: Exercise

Exercise refers to activity that is performed to maintain fitness, health, and wellness. It can also be done to increase development or growth, strengthen muscles, improve the cardiovascular system, prevent aging, and for weight loss.

Generally, for most adults, it is recommended that 150 minutes of moderate activity or 75 minutes of vigorous activity are performed weekly. When exercise places strain on the muscles, leg or calf cramps may occur, especially when resting after exercise.

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