Originally Posted by Dan Lobb
Cramps are not due to bad luck, but to a lack of conditioning.
Too much time spent lifting a beer mug instead of a barbell or running the courses.
Ashley Cooper had a remedy for cramps, given in a 1964 book by the pro players.
Rapid-fire pushups until exhaustion. Repeat for a two-week period.
Guaranteed cure for cramps.
Also, rapid fire running-on-the-spot, until exhausted.
Cooper knew what he was talking about, having learned from the master, Harry Hopman. Hoppy put Hoad and Rosewall through five-mile cross country run/swims.