The Irony of Iron

Rowley, Brian
January 2001
Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Jan2001, Vol. 62 Issue 1, p198
Discusses the importance of iron in the diet of an athlete. Key functions of iron; Risk of free iron; Foods rich in iron; Why some athletes need less iron.


Related Articles

  • IRON FOR ATHLETES. Street, Chris // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Aug2000, Vol. 61 Issue 8, p38 

    Looks at the benefits of iron supplements in the health of an athlete. Two forms of iron in foods; Sources of iron; Recommendation of researchers to all athletes.

  • Eat, in the name of health. Older, Willow // Women's Sports & Fitness;May97, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p73 

    Discusses the advises from the experts on the most common nutrition mistakes made by women athletes and how to avoid them. Experts' advises; Proper caloric intake according to Nancy Clark, author and director of nutrition services at SportsMedicine Brookline; Factors that influenced women's...

  • Acute Carbohydrate Consumption Does Not Influence Resistance Exercise Performance During Energy Restriction. Dalton, Renee A.; Rankin, Janet Walberg; Sebolt, Don; Gwazdauskas, Frank // International Journal of Sport Nutrition;Dec1999, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p319 

    Discusses a study which determined whether acute carbohydrate supplementation prior to a resistance-training bout would affect performance while subjects were in negative energy balance. Lack of clear differences in effects of energy restriction on muscle performance; Discussion on carbohydrate...

  • Fast breaks. Bean, Adam // Runner's World;Sep94, Vol. 29 Issue 9, p23 

    Offers fitness and exercise information. Study which showed that aerobic exercise at least three times a week can help alleviate some premenstrual symptoms; Discussion of Gatorade's product ReLode.

  • Be Size Wise.  // Bicycling;Nov2008, Vol. 49 Issue 10, p50 

    The article discusses the issue of healthy diet among cyclists.

  • The zone diet explained. Sears, Barry // Swim Magazine;May/Jun97, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p26 

    Provides information on the Zone Diet. Significance of the diet to cardiovascular patients; Why the early testing of the Zone Diet was done with elite athletes; Results of the testing; Key to understanding the Zone Diet; How swimming could improve the quality and extent of life. INSETS: What...

  • Sorting out sports drinks. Carroll, Cindy // Swim Magazine;May/Jun97, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p30 

    Provides information on various sports drinks and its connection to fitness. Purpose in using sports drinks; Nutrients that can be lost with exercise; Benefits of the sports drinks; Reason why sports drinks is recommended for high intensity exercise; Recommended nutrient content of a fluid...

  • LAUGH IT OFF.  // Bicycling;May2007, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p136 

    The article presents health notes of interest to cyclists, including the calorie-burning benefits of laughter, the nutritional value of cloudy apple juice, and the body's use of dietary fat.

  • Power up. Clark, Nancy // Shape;Sep95, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p28 

    Provides nutritional information on sports drinks and bars. Claims of promotion of fat loss and enhancement of performance; Water as the former beverage of champions; Experimenting during training as the best way to determine whether sports drinks work; Pre-exercise snacking for fueling muscles...

  • TOP 5 Nutrients for Golfers. Gidus, Tara // Golf Fitness Magazine;Mar/Apr2009, p38 

    The article offers nutritional tips for golfers to maximize their concentration and focus on the game. It notes some of the common nutrient deficiencies and claims that such deficienies can be caused by poor diet, medical conditions, and age. It states that calcium, iron, potassium, omega-3...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics