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    Bloating after exercise

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    So I wasn't sure whether to post this here or in the Nutrition forum but here we go:

    I stay pretty strictly primal (dairy every once in a while, it doesnt bother me) and when I just walk every day and don't do intense exercise I lose weight fairly easily. BUT when I sprint, or lift, or play hockey I get really bloated. Like a nice round gut. Then it takes 2-3 days for it to fully go away and it only does if I go back to walking/minimal exercise again. I used to work out everyday when I was training for ice hockey and never had this problem. And it isn't like I am concerned about my weight, it is truly just getting bloated/feeling gross afterwards.

    Anyone had this happen before? Any insights on what could be causing this? I don't add carbs or eat any differently on days I work out more intensely. It is quite frustrating since I really like lifting...
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    Do your hands or ankles swell as well or is just the ol' gut?
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    Hands too!
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    My belly gets huge after a hike. I don't know what causes it. You'd think it would shrink as I'm probably dehydrated and had to have worked off some calories. For me, sprinting makes it flatter, as does a long week of eating mainly beef to the point where I'm almost making myself sick from it.
    Female, 5'3", 49, Starting weight: 163lbs. Current weight: 135 (more or less).
    Starting squat: 45lbs. Highest squat: 167.5 x 2. Current Deadlift: 190 x 3

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