How to prevent feeling of nausea after a long run
I'm asking this on behalf of a friend who is training for a half marathon. The training is generally going well, but every time she runs for any longer than 1 hour she feels really nauseous afterwards. Has anyone else had this in the past? Would anyone know any likely causes and how to prevent it?
A friend, yeah, likely story
is she eating before running?
No she's not pregnant and isn't running too fast. I don't think it has anything to do with when she eats beforehand. The feeling of nausea doesn't start until a few hours after her long run. At first she thought it might be dehydration or low electrolyte levels, so started to drink a sports recovery drink after the long run, but that hasn't helped.
After a very long run (22-24M +) I do sometimes feel a bit nauseous (and no, I'm not and wasn't pregnant, etc.). I make sure I have something, even if it's just chocolate milk and then snack on plain foods for the next couple of hours so that I've replenished my glycogen stores.
I have had this many times after a long run and I put it down to your body going into shock as it is just not use to it. I have actually been sick a few times after a long run and after I have been sick I feel fine again.
Also after a long run my sense of smell is hightened which is weird. Does anyone else experience this or is it just me being weird
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