• Tracy Dixon

Low Iron levels and Running


#TRACYSRUNFITTIPS – Are low iron levels hampering your training runs? Iron is essential when it comes to running energy & performance. A lack of iron can have a dramatic effect on your ability & mojo!

Read my TOP TIPS below to find out WHY Iron is so important?

SYMPTOMS of low Iron levels... & WHAT YOU CAN ADD TO YOUR DIET TO BOOST YOUR IRON LEVELS NATURALLY

WHY IS IRON SO IMPORTANT?

Iron is important because the body uses it to create haemoglobin - the protein in your blood that carries oxygen.

The need to get enough oxygen to your muscles to perform while you are running is essential for you to be able to keep going strong.

SYMPTOMS OF LOW IRON LEVELS…

  • Abnormal tiredness during training.

  • Struggling with easy runs.

  • The harder you try the worse you perform.

  • General fatigue, muscle fatigue, breathlessness, looking pale.

  • Increased sensitivity to cold.

WHAT YOU CAN ADD TO YOUR DIET TO BOOST YOUR IRON LEVELS NATURALLY

To get plenty of iron add the following foods to your diet to increase your levels naturally:

  1. Red meat

  2. Liver

  3. Whole grains

  4. Spinach

  5. Kale

  6. Fruit & Veg

PLUS Vitamin C plays an important role in the absorption of Iron

** DID YOU KNOW…

Drinking tea & coffee can inhibit iron absorption.

Want more ideas on eating nutrient dense clean foods?

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Tracy x

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