This man's extreme leg cramp is terrifying the internet

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Anyone who's ever done any sport or gone to the gym, knows that you really need to drink plenty of water prior and stretch.

You need to stay hydrated. Cramp is a nasty side effect of dehydration. Cramp hurts a lot.

The following is, easily, the worst case of cramp we've ever seen.

Angel Bermudez posted his post-workout cramp on Facebook. It's gone viral, with 15 million views and over 175,000 shares:

People were, uniformly, horrified:

A common comparison was the chestburster from Alien.

The NHS advise the following to prevent leg cramps:

If you often get leg cramps, regularly stretching the muscles in your lower legs may help prevent the cramps or reduce their frequency.

You might find it useful to stretch your calves before you go to bed each night.

It's probably a bit late to tell Angel this...

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