This article is from the Aerobics Fitness FAQ, by firstname.lastname@example.org (Robles) with numerous contributions by others.
To care for HEAT CRAMPS, have the victim rest in a cool place.
Give them cool water or a commercial sports drink. Usually, rest and
fluids are all the person needs to recover. Lightly stretch and
gently massage the area. The victim should NOT take salt tablets
or salt water. The can make the situation worse.
When the cramps stop, the person can usually start activity again
if there are no other signals of illness. She should keep drinking
plenty of fluids. Watch the victim carefully for further signals of