How Can Iron Effect Endurance and Performance?

By Bob Seebohar MS, RD, CSSD, CSCS The body has approximately 3.5-4.5 grams of stored iron.  About two-thirds of this is found in hemoglobin and the rest is distributed in the liver, spleen and bone marrow with small amounts in myoglobin. Iron has many functions in...

Metabolic Efficiency Training: Clearing up the Confusion!

Originally with the help of the First Endurance Research Board we posted an article about the benefits of low carbohydrate training which helps athletes modify their substrate utilization to become more efficient at burning fats. This topic has become quite popular...

Electrolyte Considerations for Ironman Athletes

By Bob Seebohar, MS, RD, CSSD, CSCS Electrolyte consumption for Ironman athletes is a very popular topic and while somewhat individual, there are some key points to remember that will assist you in your electrolyte supplementation protocol on the big day.  Not known...

Amino Acids: Their role in endurance training

Amino Acids and Performance by Bob Seebohar, MS, RD, CSSD, CSCS Introduction Amino acids are the building blocks for skeletal muscle as well as digestive enzymes, hormones, antibodies and other body proteins necessary for optimal functioning. Of the 20 amino acids in...
Carbohydrates for Endurance-review of current research

Carbohydrates for Endurance-review of current research

Carbohydrates for Endurance Reviewed and Updated by ERB member Bob Seebohar, MS, RD, CSSD, CSCS, Sport Dietitian Intro: Energy for endurance exercise is fueled primarily by fats and carbohydrates, with carbohydrate utilization increasing as the intensity of the...
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