How long do you eat before exercise?

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Jvjonathan

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Posted: 01 Mar 2012, 00:07
Hi there all,

Of late I have been experiencing severe stitches (stomach cramps after eating) while trying to gym, particularly trying to jog on the treadmill.

My routine is that I have a bite to eat at about 4pm, and then gym for 40min or so from about 5:30pm or 6pm every day...which I thought would be enough time to allow for my food to digest somewhat before my gym session...however I am still experiencing this severe pain in my side while jogging. (I try to stay away from eating anything after gym because I don't like to eat after 7pm.)

Do you know how long before gym you should eat?....or have any tips on what I should do to prevent this pain? Any advice would be appreciated!!!

Many thanks!!!
saucysed

Joined: Jan 12
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Posted: 01 Mar 2012, 00:18
Your stitches are possibly not related to eating. There are a myriad of possibilities and an equal number of things to try.

Check the Wikipedia page:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Side_stitch

There are some good preventative options there. i rarely get them these days and when I do I just try breathing deeper and pressing on it. Seems to do the trick.
adairia

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Posted: 01 Mar 2012, 02:44
You should start gym after eating 2 hours .
Rdlm

Joined: Aug 11
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Posted: 01 Mar 2012, 20:02
I eat about 15 min before I work out and then 15 min after... I go first thing in morning though. I have only had once where I got kinda sick feeling. Try just having a protein shake or eat less and lighter. I have 3/4 cup of cereal with sliced banana and a protein shake. Then when I am done, I have another protein shake and a 1/2 cup of cottage cheese, or if it is later in the day a real meal. Good luck. You just need to play with it.
mattheus

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Posted: 02 Mar 2012, 03:52
I gym early in the mornings. I take my phedra cut than I gym for an hour than I'll have my breakfast when I'm done Smile



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