recently ive been having trouble sleeping at night due to really bad aching in the calves, its not painful but an uncomfortable ache that stops me from being comfortable.
ive only just started to have this after 2+ years of taking my running seriously.
In the past 6 months my average monthly distance has gone up quite a bit and i now average 12 miles every run so i thought it may be muscle fatigue and i need to back off a little, but a friend of mine suggested it might be lactic acid build up as over doing it would cause soreness rather than aching (he used to be a pesonal trainer in the 80/90's so his info might be out dated hence why i ask here)
If this is the case, how can i prevent that? stretch more? he suggested also wearing compression socks after a run.
thanks for your time.