Most runners are at least generally aware that iron is an important micronutrient for health and for their running. However, iron’s essential role for improving athletic performance is often overlooked. And it’s not just elite […]
Feeling a little off? While maintaining a balanced diet is the best way to keep healthy, there are certain supplements that may add a lot of value to a runner’s health.
It is important for runners to describe to their doctor the type and amount of training that they’re doing. The normal range for athletes, especially endurance ones, can well more than most. If you’ve ever […]
Dairy-free, gluten-free, meat-free, vegan. There are so many popular diets of today. How do you plan for them so they don’t affect your running? It seems everyone has a special dietary need these days. […]
Runners that hid the road frequently should be keeping tabs on their body, and that doesn’t just mean musculoskeletal aches and pains, but also how their circulatory system is faring. Scheduling periodic blood tests […]
A new study by a group of California researchers reveals more bad news about red meat. This report done by a group at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine comes just […]
How soon can I race after a blood donation? Any runner who also wants to be a good Samaritan, has probably pondered this question. A recent study, published in Transfusion, sought to determine how […]
Iron deficiency is a common problem for runners. Though it may not seem like it, iron deficiency can be thought of as an injury, as it has the ability to be extremely detrimental to […]