The Sport Information Resource Centre
The Sport Information Resource Centre

March is Nutrition Month. Proper nutrition plays an important role in athlete training, performance, and recovery.

For athletes, under-fuelling can contribute to the development of relative energy deficiency in sport (RED-S) and negatively affect performance. For example, associated iron deficiency or iron deficiency anemia can decrease athletes’ aerobic work capacity. Learn how to recognize the early warning signs of RED-S.