IRON FOR IRONMAN
What’s one of the most important nutrients for endurance athletes? Iron. It’s responsible for delivering oxygen to the working muscles and bolsters your immune system.
It sounds weird, but chronic aerobic training reduces the body’s iron stores. Studies show that up to 50% of athletes exhibit some degree of anemia.
Dylan Johnson explains why iron plays such a critical role in performance, what causes iron-deficiency, and how you can maintain optimal iron levels.