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Importance of hydration pre-exercise

Watch Alan discuss the effect of hydration on gastrointestinal issues during exercise.

Watch Alan discuss the effect of hydration on gastrointestinal issues during exercise.

Key point

Starting exercise dehydrated increases gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms when fluid intake does not compensate during the exercise bout, particularly upper-gastrointestinal symptoms and nausea, due to delayed gastric emptying.

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Food as Medicine: Food, Exercise and the Gut

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