Runner’s Trot — Why It Happens and How to Prevent It


Possibly the best activity there is, running is the catalyst for most positive changes in someone’s life.

You start to think better, more clearly, you start to feel better, happier, more satisfied and peaceful, and on top of everything you are healthier.

If you get addicted to something, get addicted to running.

However, there are a couple of rules you need to follow in order to make sure your running is pleasurable.

Your body is complex organism and certain foods can conflict certain activities. That’s why it’s really important to understand how running affects your body.

Runners usually get something called “Runner’s Trot” which is not very pleasant. They get diarrhea because their guts are in overdrive, usually before a race, when nerves and the food they consume play a major role.

This insightful infographic will explain in great detail how running affects your body, your gut, why “Runner’s Trot” happens, how to prevent it and how to make your running the most pleasurable activity you do:

How to Prevent Runner's Trot

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