Sep 19th, 2019
Exercise-induced pooping or the runner’s trots is such a common problem. It’s also quite a taboo one as not many people are open about the secrets of their bowels. This podcast addresses it head on. Why does exercise make people need to poo? Why is the poo that strikes you when you’re racing usually runny and explosive? We explore the theories that might explain this phenomenon. Dr. Juliet moves on to give lots of tips and advice for you if you are affected by the runner’s trots. There are plenty of ideas for you to try to stop it happening, from keeping food diaries to listening to music before an important race. Most importantly, you will find out that you are not alone.
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