Episode 24 with Kristin Duyn: Nutrition for Altitude Training

In today’s episode, NR founder Kyla and NR practitioner Kristin discuss nutrition while training at altitude. Learn why elevation training can be beneficial for your athletic performance, and how to optimize your nutrition and hydration game plans to get the most benefits!

Click HERE to download your high calorie and high carbohydrate recipes, perfect for training at elevation!

See the ferritin levels and supplemental iron dosing instructions table below.


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