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5 Special Considerations for Female Athlete Workouts

Contrary to what some believe, female athletes do not need to train all that much different from male athletes. Just like males, females need to be...

By: Jon Drees

5 Most Common Nutritional Deficiencies in Athletes

Nutritional deficiencies can negatively affect how athletes perform. STACK talked to sports dietician Leslie Bonci to find out which macronutrients at...

By: Rob Scott

5 Endurance Supplements That Effectively Boost Your Stamina

Endurance athletics requires a fine balance of strength and endurance that can only be achieved by years of strategic training and dieting. Endurance...

By: Gary Moller

The Mineral Most Athletes Need More Of in Their Diets

Iron is a mineral found in the diet, that plays several important roles for both general health and athletics. Iron assists in the production of ATP,...

By: Brett Singer

Keep Iron Levels High for Optimum Performance

Low iron levels are fairly common among distance runners, but what does this really mean? Iron deficiency, or anemia, is a condition is which t...

By: Katie Davis

Latest Videos in Iron Deficiency

When Supplements Can Help in Your Diet

Lisa Dorfman University of Miami’s sports nutritionist, explains when to consider supplementation.

University of Florida Training Table

Get a look at the Gators’ good eats as University of Florida’s director of sports nutrition Cheryl Zonkowski takes you on a training table tour.

Jose Antonio on Supplements for Vegetarian Athletes

Former NSCA vice president and ISSN CEO Jose Antonio discusses the role of supplements and needed nutrients for vegetarian athletes.

Justin Robinson on Calcium and Bone Health

Optimal Nutrition consultant and Rehab United Performance Coach Justin Robinson explains the value of calcium for bone health.

Liz Applegate on the Role of Iron

Liz Applegate, Oakland Raiders team nutritionist and director of sports nutrition at U.C., Davis, explains why iron is a crucial part of an athlete's diet.