Whether you are on the court or in the gym, sportspeople dedicate time and energy in preparation for competition. But it’s also important to allow yourself proper rest and eat properly, which includes giving your body enough time to digest your food! Failing to eat right and allowing for proper digestion can lead to a condition we have all suffered from during training: a pain in the side.
Though this pain is not overwhelming, it is certainly powerful enough to be bothersome. In fact, in competitive circumstances it may very well be the difference between victory and defeat!
What is it?