Exercise-associated muscle cramps are painful, involuntary contractions of muscles during or shortly after exercise. These cramps usually occur in muscles that span multiple joints and are frequently used during exercise, such as the calves.
How should they be treated and prevented?
Sleep makes up a large proportion of our lives. If we assumed that you spent 8 hours per day sleeping or trying to sleep, then sleep would account for one-third of your lifetime; to put that into perspective, that would be 27 years if you lived 81 years.
With sleep being so time-consuming, it can be enticing to sacrifice it for other areas of your life.
Why should you get enough sleep?