29 Nov '15, 4am

The Iron-Rich Diet Secret of Ethiopian Runners

The Iron-Rich Diet Secret of Ethiopian Runners

Eating teff, an iron-rich grain found in Africa, can boost iron levels—and athletic performance. Iron deficiency is the most common nutrient deficiency in the world. The problem is especially common in poor populations, where red meat—the best source of dietary iron—is too expensive to be eaten often. But iron deficiency is even more common among highly trained endurance athletes, and in female runners most of all. Within this group, it is not diet but aerobic exercise itself that appears to be the main culprit. The solution, however, remains dietary. Does this mean that serious endurance athletes are required to consume large amounts of red meat? One would hope not, considering that diets heavy in red meat (particularly processed red meat) are associated with unfavorable long-term health outcomes. Fortunately, a new study offers evidence that endurance athletes can improv...

Full article: http://running.competitor.com/2014/11/nutrition/iron-rich...

Tweets

An Introduction to Sandbag Training for Runners: https://t.co/pYa6myxl2X https://t.co/ml1hE8kz05

An Introduction to Sandbag Training for Runners...

running.competitor.com 29 Nov '15, 6pm

Sandbags have been used to build strength and joint stability in wrestlers, fighters and other athletes for quite some tim...

Here are 11 great headphone choices for runners. https://t.co/J9ZXuxG44a https://t.co/F5FC01CUWO

Here are 11 great headphone choices for runners...

runnersworld.com 02 Dec '15, 4am

Here are 11 great headphone choices for runners. The first five are wireless, the next six are wired. All answer phone cal...

Follow these six rules for a healthy, whole-foo...

runnersworld.com 04 Dec '15, 6am

Rule #2: Eat five different colored fruits and vegetables daily You already know that eating fruits and veggies supplies y...

Three shortcuts all runners should avoid: https://t.co/YZIsbnnlUP https://t.co/2iRgXlA5Dg

Three shortcuts all runners should avoid: https...

runnersworld.com 02 Dec '15, 3am

A few years ago, researchers in Taiwan recruited volunteers for what they were told was health-related product testing. Th...

What’s the Secret is all about superior customer service that doesn’t seek fanfare. https://t.co/JWyodJrOeY https://t.co/nxwcqBXmTD

What’s the Secret is all about superior custome...

polepositionmarketing.com 28 Nov '15, 7pm

is all about superior customer service that doesn’t seek fanfare. It’s just little “unexpected” things that make your cust...

via runnersworld

runnersworld.com 30 Nov '15, 2pm

Many other female athletes report similar positive experiences, says Elizabeth Stevenson-Gargiulo, D.O., an obstetrician/g...

Rules of running: New runners

Rules of running: New runners

runnersworld.co.uk 10 Dec '15, 10am

About 50 per cent of newbies get injured in their first year because their bones, ligaments and muscles aren’t used to the...

Run with a group of runners who are speedier th...

runnersworld.com 01 Dec '15, 10am

Megan is breathing hard off my right shoulder, nudging the pace enough that I am beginning to gasp. Even if I wanted to sl...

Gift Ideas for RUNNERS, some things from our da...

hungryrunnergirl.com 30 Nov '15, 1pm

That is awesome that your marathon is coming up! I’m confident that all your training will pay off! You are going to rock ...

@peterharperuk you'd be surprised https://t.co/gk9DXoEOYt https://t.co/kMtD7aM8Tc

@peterharperuk you'd be surprised https://t.co/...

spectrum.ieee.org 28 Nov '15, 12pm

The subjects of chip art run the gamut from cartoon characters such as Dilbert [lower right] to Anubis, the jackal-headed ...

Sugar-free diet rapidly improves children's health

Sugar-free diet rapidly improves children's health

treehugger.com 30 Nov '15, 1pm

A short nutritional study found significant improvement in the health of obese children when sugar was cut completely from...

Hungry runners = unhappy runners! Breakfast is key to bring any run to it's full potential: https://t.co/v3QFDjApZX via

Hungry runners = unhappy runners! Breakfast is ...

runnersworld.com 07 Dec '15, 9pm

Power Your Brain Circulating carbohydrates (blood sugar) are critical fuel for your brain. Studies have shown that for bot...

#Luxury home prices post biggest drop since 2012

#Luxury home prices post biggest drop since 2012

cnbc.com 03 Dec '15, 5pm

Soaring prices at the high end may also be giving wealthy buyers pause — especially at the very top of the market. Accordi...

NIKE AIR HUARACHE WMNS (IRON)

NIKE AIR HUARACHE WMNS (IRON)

sneakerfreaker.com 04 Dec '15, 1pm

go full flagrant and flex the colour of its heritage, but few shoes can rule a triple colourway like Nike ‘s Hua can. This...