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  • Gastrointestinal Symptoms Are Common During a Race

    Gastrointestinal Symptoms Are Common During a Race

    A study of ultra long distance runners has discovered that 96% experience gastrointestinal symptoms (GI) during a race. Researchers at Gettysburg College, Pennsylvania, questioned 193 runners after they finished the 161km Western States Endurance Run, and discovered that 66% suffered mild flatulence, 61% belching and 60% nausea. Gastrointestinal symptoms affected 44% of runners who completed the race, while […] More