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Discussion: Stomach management

in: 'Bent; 'Bent > 2015-12-05

Dec 6, 2015 2:57 PM # 
Sounds like you contained it pretty well. It's hard to imagine that much work on 300 calories. Managing pizza an hour later sounds like a win to me.
Dec 6, 2015 6:07 PM # 
I wish I could eat more, but after my stomach started to go evey sip of Tailwind was followed by burping and nausea. I think I could have had a bit more powder in the water. I saw one guy finish the 50 mile well, then just walk over to the pizza tent and order one. I needed an hour to face any food, and only had 1/3 of a small pizza.
Dec 6, 2015 6:29 PM # 
Beer tent and 1/3 Pizza post race... you are getting there grasshopper!
Dec 6, 2015 7:06 PM # 
I was able to eat pizza immediately after my race. By then, he was able to eat half of my pizza!
Dec 7, 2015 12:24 AM # 
Sounds like a great day!!
Dec 7, 2015 2:59 AM # 
coach ld:
well done!
Dec 7, 2015 3:24 AM # 
Great job, Bent! 10th overall...not too shabby:)
Dec 7, 2015 11:38 AM # 
Looks like I am hitting the limit wih my knee now as well. Still fun times, but it's sore 2 days later.
Dec 7, 2015 12:16 PM # 
50+ km and 5+ hours is a good limit for a bunged up knee that did this just a few weeks ago as well. That is a good thing. Congrats.
Dec 7, 2015 1:59 PM # 
Thanks Hammer. I think I can't go any longer distance unless a lot of it is pole-hiking. The Killarney loop was fine at a fast trek.
Dec 8, 2015 3:21 AM # 
Nice work!
Dec 8, 2015 12:08 PM # 
Looking at the download, my speed sure dropped as I felt worse from 25-35k. I didn't take many calories in then. I wonder if forcing some down would have put gas in the tank or made me sicker?

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