Virtually everyone experiences a muscle cramp at some point in time. They can be mild or extremely painful. Strictly speaking, a muscle cramp is an involuntarily and forcibly contracted muscle that does not relax. This causes a palpable hardening of the involved muscle. Our immediate instinctual (and correct) reaction would be to try to
Exercise Schmexercise Why exercise? It takes time, effort, and sometimes it just plain hurts. Worse yet, you can easily injure yourself doing physical activity. After all, when have you heard of people injuring themselves watching television? Well, just read these excerpts pulled from various articles on the subject of exercise and decide for yourself.