Just because it’s a pie eating contest doesn’t mean there’s no conditioning involved.
“That was pretty good pie for a change. What was it? Blueberry kind?”
Down in the locker room, a neophyte on the indigestion scene has a heart-to-heart with a stomachache veteran.
It’s all about the Alka-Seltzer.
The medicine cabinet is stocked full of it.
“This is Alka-Seltzer. Gets rid of that stuffy feeling,” say the pie-eating coach.
“When you’ve been on the circuit as long as I have, you’ll know.”
Next time you overeat take what the guys who overeat for a living take. Alka-Seltzer.
Alka-Seltzer, the sparkling antacid used for almost a century as a chaser for heartburn, acid reflux, and hangovers, has three active ingredients: aspirin, sodium bicarbonate, and anhydrous citric acid.
Known for its pain relieving and anti-inflammatory qualities, Alka-Seltzer was introduced to the American public in 1931 and is an iconic brand both for its persistent effectiveness and its iconic humorous ad campaigns, as seen here.