GI distress, how to fight back?

Numerous factors are responsible for GI problems during physical activity. Some of them are preventable, less frequently athletes experience pathological conditions that may require medical advice. It may or may not make you feel better, but if you experience any GI distress, you are not alone.
If we look at the potential digestive system problems (nausea, vomiting, diarrhea) that can occur during training or racing, there is one common denominator that binds all of these issues together. It is when the osmolality of our GI system becomes too high. High osmolality is responsible for the majority of GI distress incidents related to ingesting food during exercise.
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Rediscovering the joy
  What was the most valuable lesson you learned from 2017? 2017 was a rocky year of racing for me; I was sick; lost a precious family member, and made a few bad decisions which ultimately cost me a few...
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Training hard, winning, and inspiring.
Cody Reed is the newest runner to join the tribe of Spring ambassadors. He ran cross country and track at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona, and then joined the trend of post-collegiate runners jumping straight into the trail and ultra scene. Cody stayed put in the endurance mecca of Flagstaff and trains with his fellow Coconino Cowboys. He runs for Under Armour and Nathan Sports. 
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On a roll
Spring ambassador, Olaf Wasternack, is quickly approaching the flat and fast Tunnel Hill 100 in Vienna, Illinois. Olaf has enjoyed a great year of running with his highlights listed below. We talk to Olaf about how his training has gone...
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