I am pracising for half marathon and run around 20 KMs on weekends. However after running I have some pain in my calf muscles. I think its normal thought I have my thaorid and Vitamin D tests done and all are normal.
Requesting for advice on what diet should I take and should I go for any phisiotherapy after running to ensure my muscles are well maintained ?
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Hello.. If you are a begginer mild pain will be there . tussues require oxygen for metabolism .. When muscle is working its oxygen requirement increases , decreased oxygen supply leads to acidosis .. That causes muscle pain. As you continue to practice pain will subside..just don't overstress yourself ,know your limitation and gradually increases workload
You are exercising more than your body capacity. Take proper diet atleast 5 meals in a day with good quality protein and complex carbohydrates. Drink energy drink to boost your cell energy.
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