Iron is key to athletic performance, and a lack of iron can have a dramatic effect. So why do so few female endurance runners know the signs or solutions?Avoid iron deficiency with the simple steps in our comprehensive guide.How common is iron
UAN: Article type:++add book link at top++ --This is adapted from the book, Eat Smart, Play Hard, by RW USA Nutrition Editor Liz Applegate. You must have an adequate amount of iron in your blood to get oxygen to your muscles. If you dont get
haemoglobin and ferritin levels. Ferritin is an iron-storing protein and this test can give a good indication of your body's iron stores.Iron aweIf you're active, you may be more prone to anaemia. Heavy training can increase your iron needs by 1-2mg per day
Q A few years ago, I was diagnosed with anaemia. Eventually I was able to correct it, but now Im feeling anaemic again. Im not a vegetarian, but Im sure I need more iron. Can you recommend a diet that will give me enough?A It can be a challenge
Ironing garb – boards strapped to their back carrying their irons. Mad!Two guys in the Stalag Escape – "just think, I could be down the pub now, having a beer and watching the footie"..."it was going down the pub that got me into this shit in the first
Fuelling for an Ironman triathlon is as much an art as a science. Knowing what to eat and when is crucial to peak performance. Many triathletes will tell you that their success comes as much from making the right nutritional decisions before and on race day as it does from comple...
My Tri ProfileAge.... 28I have been running for... 3 yearsStrengths... Lots of grit - like to mix it up - have discovered I love cyclingWeaknesses... Sometimes find my life gets in the way of my training and mmmmm chocolateIronman experience... Have seen one on TVPB's10K - 46.23H...
Sometimes there is no substitute for experience. However, diligent preparation can often mitigate a lack of practical know-how and that, believe it or not, is the case with Ironman. Many tips are obvious: have a nutrition plan, know your pacing strategy and so on. Beyond the basi...
entrants. Starters included: Carl Barthorpe, Ratbag, Jelly Babe, Cougie (severely sprained ankle) intending to just do the swim, Godzilla (knee trouble), Avalaf (ankle injury), Monique (ankle injury), Lindihopper, Oxymoron, Little fat Welshman, 8iron
You may think you're swimming well but there may be an aspect of your technique you know is not quite right - legs too low in the water, perhaps, or too much bending of the knee. Simply swimming more is not going to address these problems. You need to add swim drills to your sess...
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