About Iron

  • How Swimmers Can Overcome Iron Deficiencies

    One of the most important nutrients in a swimmer’s diet is iron but unfortunately, iron deficiencies are very common among both male and female swimmers of all ages and skill levels.
  • 10 Common Symptoms of Iron Deficiency

    Learn the 10 most common symptoms of an iron deficiency.
  • Foot Strike, Hemolysis, and How Iron is Lost Through the Feet

    Even with a balanced diet, runners lose iron in several ways, including through their feet. Find out what information athletes need to know about iron deficiency and how to limit iron loss from conditions like foot strike, and hemolysis.
  • The Relationship Between Iron and Vitamin C

    The body absorbs iron much more effectively when vitamin C is present as well. Learn more about the relationships between iron and vitamin C as well as foods that naturally have this important vitamin.
  • Why Runners Require Iron

    People who run on a regular basis have unique iron needs that go beyond those of an average person. Whether training for a marathon or just enjoy going for a light jog from time to time, learn about why iron is so important for runners and how to supplement the diet.
  • Iron for Athletes

    Learn more about why iron is important for athletes.