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Seven Strange Running SYMPTOMS

1 RUNNY TUMMY

A combination of decreased blood to your gut, dehydration, and some intestinal hormonal secretions. Not discounting pre-race butterflies! Try avoiding high-fibre foods the day before, and fatty foods a few hours before your race. Test out your new energy bar or gel in several training runs in advance to avoid an upset. Dr AURORE MPINGA

Your body usually takes a some

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