We will all have experienced a side stitch at one time or another, they’re common, painful and annoying and can be really off-putting for beginners. Listen in to hear about the theories of what causes a stitch. With reference to this article in Sports Medicine on ‘Exercise-Related Transient Abdominal Pain’ Dr. Juliet McGrattan points out that different types of exercise make stitches more likely. Learn what you can do to prevent stitches, from leaving sufficient time after you eat to simply increasing your fitness. Discover some simple techniques you can do to try to get rid of stitches whilst you’re on the move. Get informed and don’t let stitches slow you down.

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