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Old 08-17-20, 09:04 AM
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GamblerGORD53
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This summer I've done a bunch of 70+ mile rides and 3 centuries up to 133 miles. I generally lose 4 or 5 lbs water weight.
I drink 1 or 2 bottles of lemon Gatorade that helps for sure. Some 120+ rides I drank 7 bottles and still lost 4 lbs. I drink 3 bottles of water for each Gatorade.
But in addition, I started taking an Advil with breakfast. I am now POSITIVE it helps reduce cramps a lot. The days I didn't take the pill were by far the WORST. I may or not take one at suppertime or the next day, if still stiff.
Advil is also the ONLY pill I trust for lingering pains when I pulled back soft tissues or others occasionally.

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