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#248094 - 07/07/12 11:13 AM Re: Electrolyte replacement [Re: Finn]
chaosmagnet Offline
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My wife loves them and uses them to fuel for her half-Ironman training. I haven't tried them for myself.

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#248114 - 07/07/12 05:50 PM Re: Electrolyte replacement [Re: ]
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Loc: Colonial Heights, VA
Eeeew! The bit about vaseline COMPLETELY killed it. Blech!
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#248130 - 07/07/12 07:44 PM Re: Electrolyte replacement [Re: ]
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Loc: Colonial Heights, VA
ROFL!

So sorry, but you make it sound funny!
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#248460 - 07/12/12 11:15 PM Re: Electrolyte replacement [Re: Finn]
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Registered: 03/29/12
Posts: 168
Loc: California
Update

I have been using the Medi Lyte electrolyte tablets (mentioned in a previous post in this thread) for about two weeks now. I have not had a single incidence of nighttime leg cramps during this time, so they seem to be working great for me. I am somewhat surprised since they have very small amounts of potassium and calcium and no sodium. Nevertheless, they are working.

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#248468 - 07/13/12 12:37 AM Re: Electrolyte replacement [Re: Treeseeker]
Roarmeister Offline
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Registered: 09/12/01
Posts: 842
Loc: Saskatchewan, Canada
Originally Posted By: Treeseeker
Update

I have been using the Medi Lyte electrolyte tablets (mentioned in a previous post in this thread) for about two weeks now. I have not had a single incidence of nighttime leg cramps during this time, so they seem to be working great for me. I am somewhat surprised since they have very small amounts of potassium and calcium and no sodium. Nevertheless, they are working.


The last night time cramp I had disabled me for a few days, ever since I've been taking calcium/magnesium pills in the evening. Doc provided me with quinine sulphate which helped but had some undesirable side effects.

This video isn't too far off from the version of leg cramps I sometimes get at night. The guy is in severe pain and the gal is basically having a laughing fit!???!
http://en.video.canoe.tv/video/worst-leg-cramp-ever/1728928678001

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