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Exercise after a heavy meal

Postby biophillic » Sun Sep 09, 2007 12:57 am

hi there !

i'm wondering why is it that we are not recommended to do exercise after a heavy meal?

:?: thank you :roll:
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Postby mith » Sun Sep 09, 2007 3:30 am

Captain Kirk: Reroute blood from the digestive tracts to muscles

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Postby kotoreru » Sun Sep 09, 2007 10:16 am

Mith could well be a character from that Sesame Street....lol good explainings...
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Postby mith » Sun Sep 09, 2007 4:04 pm

Well, let's not jump to the conclusion that OP is a trekkie.
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Postby john_M » Mon Sep 17, 2007 12:43 pm

it is not recommended to do exercise after heavy meals because our stomach is full of meal and if we do exercise then it may lead to vomit n our intestine system get disturbed
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Postby Shajjn » Sun Oct 21, 2007 3:33 pm

john_M wrote:it is not recommended to do exercise after heavy meals because our stomach is full of meal and if we do exercise then it may lead to vomit n our intestine system get disturbed


Further it isnt optimal to exercise close to a meal because blood is drained to the gastrointestinal system for digestion, segmentation, absorption etc - during exercise you need blood to your muscles.
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Postby lusy65 » Mon Aug 01, 2011 1:48 pm

At first you'd better have a rest.... always, your body will take blood from other areas to help the stomach in digesting the food ( this is why you feel sleepy after a large meal ) plus all the exursion on a full stomach will most likely result in vomiting :(
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