Monday, April 9, 2012

Long Runs and Iron Absorption

...a spike in inflammatory cytokines occurred right after the runs (so it preceded the spike in hepcidin). And there was a corresponding dip in serum iron levels around nine hours after the run (following the spike in hepcidin). -Can a Hard Workout Block Iron Absorption?

If you take iron, Alex Hutchinson suggests not supplementing in the 6 hours following your long run.

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