Get to know Dr. A’nna Roby on The Running Public Podcast

An endurance athlete, Doctor, and Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Dr. A’nna joins us for a look into the way nutrition and blood testing affect our performance. We begin with general principles then progress to Anna’s specialty: female-specific nutrition and blood testing. If you are a female athlete, coach female athletes, or even just know a female athlete, the second half of this interview is now on your “must-listen” list!

athletes blood pressure

Blood Pressure in Athletes and Runners

It has been well established in countless studies that moderate levels of routine aerobic exercise can help decrease blood pressure in populations with high or normal blood pressure.(1) The American Academy of Family Physicians cites the prevalence of hypertension in fit individual is about half of the general population, but adds that some Read more…

hemoglobin levels in runners

Hemoglobin levels for runners

What is hemoglobin? Hemoglobin is a protein in the red blood cell that help transport oxygen. Many athletes, especially runners and other endurance athletes are concerned about their iron levels. This is because iron is a crucial component of hemoglobin. Anemia occurs when hemoglobin levels decrease below normal range, with the most common cause being Read more…