If you are a runner you have probably experienced the dreaded side stitch – the annoying sharp pain in your side when running. As a Crim training co-leader and running store owner Curtis gets asked about these painful cramps frequently and was just featured in an article on I Run Flint answering the question “What Causes a Side Stitch While Running?”
There could be multiple factors that cause a side stitch, but Curtis’ suggests in the article that most of the time it comes down to your diet. Simply watch what you eat before you go running and stay away from gassy foods, and by doing so you could prevent the cramping before it even starts. Read the entire article to learn more.
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