Bodybuilder Shows She Gets Bloat Too... And She Gets It Really Bad

By Dave Basner

January 19, 2020

When you think of a bodybuilder's physique, you probably only think of tight muscles and never factor in the gas they get, but Michelle Middleton is reminding people that bodybuilders get bloated too. 

In photos she shared with her 100,000 Instagram followers, Michelle revealed how big her belly gets after eating foods like "yogurts, protein powders, apples, pears, watermelon, broccoli, cauliflower and asparagus." 

BLOAT // I get bloated all the time 🙄. I pretty much know what foods are going to bloat me so it’s just a matter of if I care or not 😂. I followed #fodmap in the past to figure out what works or doesn’t work for me and it helped immensely. That’s why I recommend girls who tend to get bloated to try a low Fodmap diet. So don’t freak out if your bloated. It’s only temporary and will go away. Some tips I have for if your feeling bloated is a) drink lots of water &/or hot tea b) clean up your diet & avoid foods that you don’t digest well c) get your sweat on 💦. I always feel better after going to gym 😸. Hopefully these tips help! A few of you have also asked about water weight/retention and when I feel like I’m holding onto extra water I make sure to drink more water (when your dehydrated your body will hold onto more water), eat cucumbers 🥒 throughout the day (natural diuretic) or go sit in the dry sauna (after drinking a gallon of water that day). Oh another girl that gets super bloated is @jellydevote. Check her out... she gets it even worse then me 🙀 Shorts @paragonfitwear -MICHELLE for 11% off

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Middleton also gave some pointers on how to avoid bloat, like drinking water, working out and avoiding foods that cause it. 

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