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in: keelanbirch; keelanbirch > 2018-01-13

Jan 15, 2018 12:37 AM # 
i'm really interested to know exactly what's doing it to you.
Jan 15, 2018 7:31 AM # 
Same. I mean the pace we set wasn't slow and I had a big training week but it still felt easy with no stomach issues then BANG once I had the gel. I do mostly eat a clean, unprocessed plant-based diet so perhaps my stomach has grown super sensitive to what is now 'foreign' foods.

The other night family cooked up a veg risotto and I didn't realise they used cow's milk until after. Haven't (knowingly) had it for 2 years and felt like death afterwards. Maybe a similar situation?
Jan 15, 2018 11:33 PM # 
maybe you could try something like these?
or fruit pouches
Jan 16, 2018 1:32 AM # 
See kids and this is what plant-based diet does to you!
Jan 16, 2018 2:38 AM # 
The marathon I did in Andorra had Salami at their aid stations. It was delicious.
Jan 16, 2018 7:54 AM # 
Thanks Bart! I think I'll avoid using gels though and return to dates as main running fuel, they work really well.

Just wait guys...I'll turn into Scott Jurek before you know it ;)

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