Christopher D. Jensen, PhD, MPH, RD

Training for and competing in tough races like Ironman triathlons is an enormous physical challenge. Imagine if that challenge was even tougher because you are experiencing symptoms like lack of endurance, persistent fatigue, a higher heart rate during exercise, irritability, and a noticeable reduction in your motivation to train.

You might think your symptoms are a result of overtraining or not fueling your muscles with enough carbs, but consider low iron as a potential possibility. Learn what iron deficiency anemia is, how it develops, who is most at risk and why – and, most importantly, the simple steps you can take to prevent it. Visit site for more information