Runner’s Stomach: What Causes It and How to Avoid It
By Molly Knudsen, MS, RDN, April 11, 2022
The scene is all too familiar. You start your run or workout and soon enough you have a stabbing pain in your side, become nauseous, or feel the urge to run to the bathroom. This phenomenon is commonly known as runner’s stomach, although it’s not necessarily specific to runners. Let’s dive into what runner’s stomach is, the causes, and what you can do to avoid it.