Member Question: Are Multivitamins Necessary?

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Member Question from nevergivin
 

"There seems to be a lot of discussion as to what type of Multivitamin to use and what brand. I'm sure what is more important is what type of vitamin and mineral spectrum to look for that would support a triathlete and our diets. Can you recommend a vitamin and mineral complex to supplement our training."

Answer from Marni Rakes


Athletes generally require a higher quantity of nutrients than the every-day health-seeker. Regardless of your current fitness level, if you train your body on a daily basis in order to become stronger, faster, leaner or more powerful, it is important that you provide your body with the best possible dietary nutrients in order to stay healthy and in top form. Simply put, the harder or longer you train, the more nutrients your body will require to compensate for the demands placed on your body. [.....]

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date: December 29, 2009

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mrakes1

Master of Science degree in Exercise Physiology. I am a certified sports nutritionist through the International Society of Sports Nutrition,I teach spinning and I am CPR certified. I have finished the 2006 Boston marathon, 2006 IMFL, 2007 Ironman world Championship and I am qualified for the 2007 Ironman 70.3 World Championship. I write for Triathlete magazine and I love writing for BT.com!

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Master of Science degree in Exercise Physiology. I am a certified sports nutritionist through the International Society of Sports Nutrition,I teach spinning and I am CPR certified. I have finished the 2006 Boston marathon, 2006 IMFL, 2007 Ironman world Championship and I am qualified for the 2007 Ironman 70.3 World Championship. I write for Triathlete magazine and I love writing for BT.com!

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