I'm familiar with the idea of carb-loading but had a couple ideas that I haven't seen mentioned...1) Iron-loading for extra hemoglobin to carry oxygen,2) I read somewhere that it's not lactic-acid…Continue
"First let's get obvious out of the way. Not one micronutrient will help if there's not enough fuel for body to burn. Eat simple carbs for short runs or if you want to get energy quickly, but for longer runs body needs complex carbs.Also…"
I'm familiar with the idea of carb-loading but had a couple ideas that I haven't seen mentioned...1) Iron-loading for extra hemoglobin to carry oxygen,2) I read somewhere that it's not lactic-acid responsible for the burn & fatigue but H-ions and lower pH of the blood? If that's true then how about an alkaline meal prior to the race (or pop an antacid right before the start?)What do you eat to improve your running times?See More
"One point I've seen raised a couple of places is the need for ongoing drugs and/or hormones. Given the austere nature of the battle field that is a concern - just as it is for other conditions that require ongoing medical attention.
"I think a lot of it does come down to what people consider part of their identity. It is one reason religion can be such a sensitive topic.
When you have embraced something in such a way that anything that does not support that thing is…"
"Just to play devil's advocate - is it possible, that pervasive social stigma's which allow for bans against them (in various capacities, including this one) to pass political muster, could be a major contributor to that suicide rate? "
"Odd, I was talking about this today twice, two different venues and instances. Sorry man, it sucks. Sometimes it doesn't matter how polite you are. It's what happens when someone gets too wrapped up in identity politics, which isn't…"
"I doubt you'll find a reliable answer on that: it's too politically sensitive, so you'll get this:
* Transgender suicide rates are high
* Transgender persons have been know to suffer from [cause we would like the reader to blame…"