You’ll find it hard to reach peak performance if your digestive system isn’t working efficiently. And it’s not likely to be unless you’re eating a well planned diet with plenty of vegetables and a good balance between protein, carbs and fats. Protein intake is of course important but gulping down protein shakes on their own is never going to qualify as a balanced diet.
Heavy training sessions can play havoc with your digestive system, particularly for runners, possibly due to decreased blood flow to the intestines, or perhaps due to the physical jostling of the organs. Whatever the reason it does seem that food moves faster through the bowels of athletes in training.
Experimenting with sensible dietary regimes, before and after an event or heavy training session, will help you find what works best for your system. And you might find that some extra help is needed in the form of probiotics or prebiotics. Or maybe your system will respond well to ginger or peppermint. But you’ll have to try out these aids to see what helps you personally….and don’t worry we’ll refund you in full if you’re not satisfied with the results.