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Old 03-08-21, 02:24 PM
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Poop fun after 2 solid rides in a row

I did 2 solid, strong rides this past weekend. A good 4 hours Saturday and 2 on Sunday. Today I've had some gas and poop issues. Pooped 4 times so far. Just that whole region down there feels somewhat affected after the riding. Does this ever happen to anyone?
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Old 03-08-21, 04:35 PM
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TMI.

But it is almost certainly unrelated to riding the bike...Though it may have to do with what you ate and/or drank while riding.
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Bacteria left in an old water bottle? Old energy bars or expired drink mix?
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Old 03-08-21, 09:51 PM
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If you want a fecal transplant, I'll offer to donate.
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Old 03-09-21, 12:48 AM
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Originally Posted by Koyote View Post
TMI.

But it is almost certainly unrelated to riding the bike...Though it may have to do with what you ate and/or drank while riding.
yah, my bad, it is TMI. but yah, prob due to diet after my ride. i ate a ton of food
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Old 03-09-21, 12:49 AM
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Bacteria left in an old water bottle? Old energy bars or expired drink mix?
hmmm. interesting thought. bacteria in my water bottle. maybe ill boil the whole bottle

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Old 03-09-21, 09:29 AM
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Increased metabolism will have you going to the bathroom more.
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Side effects of dehydration.
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Old 03-09-21, 01:52 PM
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So uh, like, um, do you ride a gravel or cyclocross bike?
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So uh, like, um, do you ride a gravel or cyclocross bike?
huh?? im lost
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I mean it's not unheard of to have some differences in your normal "activities" after a couple hard rides. I wouldn't sweat it unless it continues.
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If i dont keep my electrolyte and salt level up during and after a long, sweaty ride, i will feel sick to my stomach and have similar problems. I have super salty sweat and lose tons of salt and minerals in warmer weather. To combat this i will eat a scoop of Gatorade mix powder (or eat some salt) before heading out on the bike if i know it is going to be a longer, high effort ride. I will also put gatorade in at least on of my water bottles. Once home, i will drink about as much Gatorade, or pickle juice or similar, as i can handle. This helps immensely with the digestive symptoms i had previously dealt with in the hours after a high effort ride.
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I agree with the dehydration hypothesis.
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Pics or it didn't happen
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Originally Posted by eaglesandcycling View Post
huh?? im lost
I was trying to figure out why you thought to make this thread in this particular forum. So if you're lost, well that makes two of us on this thread.
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I just don’t know.
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Given this is a gravel sub forum, I’m going with you ate too much gravel.
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Originally Posted by Bigbus View Post
Side effects of dehydration.
hmm. very good point. both days really didnt drink enough tbh
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Originally Posted by Toadmeister View Post
Given this is a gravel sub forum, I’m going with you ate too much gravel.
lol
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Pics or it didn't happen
want some good poop pics eh?
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I mean it's not unheard of to have some differences in your normal "activities" after a couple hard rides. I wouldn't sweat it unless it continues.
thx for the reply...
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Dehydration can cause chronic constipation.
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Originally Posted by eaglesandcycling View Post
I did 2 solid, strong rides this past weekend. A good 4 hours Saturday and 2 on Sunday. Today I've had some gas and poop issues. Pooped 4 times so far. Just that whole region down there feels somewhat affected after the riding. Does this ever happen to anyone?
It does but I have yet to ever create a thread on an internet forum about it.
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Old 03-13-21, 09:00 AM
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I don’t think I “pooped” since I was 5.
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I don’t think I “pooped” since I was 5.
i poop all the time and im in my mid 40s
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