Health is one of the most important things for all the people. Many people are there who face various kinds of problems of health and are looking out for remedies to get healed naturally or through some therapy and others. One such problems that many people commonly face is that of the problems with calf. Many times, people suffer from pain in the calves, and even several sportspeople have the same complaint. Apart from that, one of the biggest problems that people face with the calves is the cramps in the calf area, and this mostly happens when people are sleeping and stretch their legs.

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Calf Stretches –

So, one of the best remedies for such kind of pain and crampness’ is the calf stretches. There are several different types of calf stretches there which you can do to make sure that the muscles in your calf are stretched properly and the nerves don’t get hurt or there is no crampness in the legs. One of the simplest calf exercises or stretches that you can do is to lie down straight on your bed and stretch your calf and legs towards the end, but be carefully don’t apply too much pressure, else you can get cramps in your calf, especially if your intake of salt and sugar and more of salt is less.

Best Calf Exercise –

Then, after you have stretched your legs, raise your right leg up then left leg and continue doing it, as you will feel relived from the pain and the crampness. This is one of the best calf stretcher that you can do. There are other exercises also that you can do with a chair, like standing behind a chair looking straight and holding the chair with your hands, (you don’t have to literally hold the chair up, the chair will be on the ground, you just have to keep your hands on the chair and hold it), the balance your body on it and stretch your legs right leg backwards and then left leg, continue doing this, it is also good for calf tightness.

Calf Exercise for Runners –

Next, best exercise that you can do is the same, keep a chair, keep your hands on the back of the chair then hold it, raise your leg backward straight and then bend it, and move forward then do the same with other leg too. Bending is also one of the good ways in which the calf can feel relaxed and there can be less of cramps. Some of the best calf stretches for runners for runners are that they can sit on the floor straight with their legs out and straight, then take a towel (medium sized), not too small or too long, then place the towel around the feet and hold both the ends of the towel. And, keep your legs straight and don’t bend the knees, and keep pulling the towel towards you. You have to sit straight also in this stretching exercise, but you can also bend a little bit. This exercise makes your feet and soles sturdy and while running they will pain less.

For Muscle Tightness –

One of the reasons is that, you have been exercising and your feet gets the habit of it. So, it will pain less. You should do this calf stretch exercise daily, as it also regulates the flow of blood in entire body. Many people are there who also suffer from various other problems of the calves. One of the common problems that people face is calf muscle tightness, so one of the best exercises for this is that you should sit straight on the chair or more like on the bed (which is a bit high, so that when you put legs down, they don’t touch the floor), and then rotate your legs, first right, then left. This is also helpful in getting rid of the tightness of the muscles in the calf area.

Calf Exercise with Chair –

Some of the good calf stretches are holding the chair and bending yourself, each leg first right then left. Apart from that, some other exercises are holding the wall with both the hands, your palm should be flat on the walls, like you are trying to push the wall, then bend a little bit and put your left leg at the back and then do the same for the right leg also, this way you can get good relief for all problems of the calves, as bending helps the muscles to stay flexible. One of the seated calf stretch that you can do is to sit straight on the floor, you also get rubber bands of large size or rubber ropes with elasticity more of like a bungee cord, but doesn’t have the hooks. Instead, both the ends are sealed together, or you can use a tube pull rope.

Exercise While Sitting –

For calf stretches while sitting, you can sit on the floor straight with your legs out, then you can ask someone to hold the rope and you will have to put your one feet inside the rope and pull it towards you and the person holding the rope should stand far off from you, so that there is stretch created which will help your calf. This is also one of the best calf pain exercises, but one of the best ones is to sit on the bed and rotate your legs, it is more effective way to deal with the pain.

In Case of Cramps –

You can also check out online for side calf stretches. And, besides that if you have cramps then you should not try to stetch your legs, like when you get the cramps, it can suddenly affect more on the nerves and you can get some serious pain. If you stretch your leg and get cramps then you should lie down and put your legs straight up and rotate it, it can help to stop the cramps and after that you can do calf stretches for cramps. You can also sit on the floor straight and hold the stretching belt in your right foot and try to pull it towards your face or stomach and do the same on the left foot too. This will help. Also, make sure that your salt intake and electrolytes are good.

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