Bronze and Iron Panels: Not Just For Follow Up

Many of our athletes love the benefits of regular blood analysis but cannot budget for multiple significant spending events every year.  We get it (hello inflation!). That’s why we offer the Bronze Panel and a basic Iron Panel.  Bronze Panel The Bronze Panel is a great “systems check” for individual athletes looking for a quick check before a race or periodic tune-up for team athletes.   But at $189, it’s also an excellent way to take Read more…

Tavyn Lovitt

ABT helped me keep track of my iron deficiency issues that have threatened my distance running success for years. Scientifically accurate advice on what supplements or plans can help me sustain myself an an elite level of distance running. Hometown: Jackson, MS Alma mater: Ole Miss Primary Sport: Road Racing What you are working toward now? Indy Marathon-Nov 5th The athletic accomplishment I’m most proud of is…Qualifying for the 2020 Olympic Trials Marathon Facepalm/most embarrassing/funny Read more…

Is cortisol good or bad for athletes?

There are two hormones that get thrown under the bus all the time: insulin and cortisol. Neither of these is bad; we need them to be healthy and successful athletes. Their bad rap comes from being misunderstood. So in this blog post, we’ll set the record straight on cortisol.  What is cortisol? Cortisol is your natural alarm system. It’s your body’s primary stress hormone, works with your brain, and affects many parts of your body. Read more…

CBD for Athletic Performance

Depending on where you live in the US, you may or may not get a whiff of marijuana while you’re out and about. The legal status of this common drug is state-dependent in the eyes of the government but not sports associations. Whole cannabis is currently prohibited in competition by the World Anti-Doping Association (WADA). However, in 2018 WADA removed one of the major phytocannabinoids within cannabis- CBD. Consequently, its interest in sports has grown Read more…

Is liquid or powder collagen more effective for athletes?

Liquid vs. powder collagen for athletes: pros, cons, and which is better? Liquid collagen is making a splash on the collagen scene. You may have seen ads or know a friend using it, but is it really any different, and is it worth the money for athletes? So which is better? Let’s break it down into categories: potency, source, other ingredients, portability, sustainability, and bioavailability. Potency Liquid forms of collagen typically have less collagen per serving Read more…

Athlete Blood Testing Myths and Misconceptions.

You only need a blood test if you have symptoms such as fatigue or slow recovery. Athletes should get tested before they develop symptoms. Typically, by the time you feel the impact of unsatisfactory biomarker levels, your body likely has been performing below its potential for a while, and you’ll be challenged to get it back on track.  By checking biomarkers before symptoms develop, athletes avoid suboptimal or high levels that can hinder their performance. Read more…

Are these blood results normal for athletes?

Athlete Blood Test specializes in making sure you are optimizing your individual physiology.  That means we come across many interesting and unique findings- findings as unique as YOU! Normal blood results for athletes can be difficult to establish. Below you’ll find what we think of as “weird science” in the blood biomarker world: some uncommon issues, lesser-known facts, and a few unusual solutions to issues we’ve identified in athlete blood biomarkers.   White Blood Cell Count (“WBC”) Read more…

Too much iron for athletes

High iron for athletes – yes, we said high!

Iron Basics Athletes are notorious for having low iron levels, especially endurance athletes. But what if your ferritin is high? Although it’s not nearly as common, it does happen and it’s important to have your ferritin levels checked periodically to make sure you’re not too high or low, both of which can be problematic. Here’s the quick and clean on what you need to know about high ferritin as an athlete. Before we dive into Read more…

Tasty Tuesday – Iron Bites for Athletes

🏋️‍♂️Iron Bites for athletes! Iron bites for Athletes contain approximately 1 to 2 mg (depending on size) of iron per serving. The recommended daily intake for iron is 8 mg for adult males, 18mg for females aged 18 to 50, and 8mg for females aged 51 and older. Source Athletes may have greater iron needs than the average adult, but no specific daily intake recommendations have not been established for athletes. 👉Ingredients: ✔️2 tbsp molasses✔️6 Read more…

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