The Winter Episode
"In the morning before a hard interval day I almost get nervous like a little race. Afterwards, I’m feeling the relief of accomplishment and getting all excited about the rewarding rest day."
So at our meeting in December (where I btw had drop 3,7 kg of fat since my off-season vacation in Australia and gained 800 kg of muscles. Like what the heck. The body is so amazing, when you treat it right!) we started to work out a plan of how we could fix this. She had many ideas of what could cause the pain and gave me her first solution to take with me home. She added a specific recovery plan for me because she thought that this moment (the first 30 minutes after my workout) could be the crucial moment for my stomach feeling the rest of the day. I had to use a liquid recovery drink as a consistently post-workout routine. Why? Because the digestion ‘stops’ working when we train hard for a longer time, which makes it fragile for the first things you fuel it with just after end-ride. Beside that, I was more aware of my hydration on a daily basis and added some specific supplements. And to my surprise, I didn't have any stomach problems in my next training period. Honestly, it surprised me, that such a ‘little’ factor could chance it.
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