by Dr Brian Moore
Who is at risk from iron deficiency, and how can you deal with it? This article looks at the measures of iron deficiency, supplements and how to reverse the anaemic trend.
This article looks specifically at the differences between a nominal iron deficiency '(sports anaemia' or 'athletic pseudoanemia') and full-blown anaemia.
Heart rates and lactate thresholds are two factors that govern many training regimes. Training schedules will have specific phases dedicated to building aerobic bases. However, the primary determinant of each of these factors is often overlooked - the red blood cell.
Dr Brian Moore is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of ORRECO - a service for elite athletes which combines clinical and sports haematology to enable athletes to perform at their optimum level. Brian is one of the scientists providing a range of services to enhance athletic performance, including blood profiling and analysis.
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