Advanced Sports Nutrition

Advanced Sports Nutrition

Book - 2012
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The best conditioning programs and technical instruction are beneficial only if your body is properly fueled and ready to operate at peak efficiency. With Advanced Sports Nutrition, Second Edition, you can be assured that when you are ready to push the limits of training and competition, your body is, too."--pub. desc.
Meal, energy, and nutrient timing guidelines to maintain that crucial energy balance throughout the day; Optimal ratios and quantities of nutrients, vitamins, and minerals for any sport; Guidelines on identifying and maintaining optimal body composition for maximal power, strength, and athletic performance; The latest research on ergogenic aids, such as quercitin and caffeine; Strategies for avoiding gastrointestinal distress during activity and reducing exercise-induced inflammation; The effects of travel, high altitude, and age on nutrition needs and performance; Strategies for balancing fluid and electrolytes to avoid dehydration and hyperhydration and Sport-specific guidelines for increased power, strength, and endurance.
"Far beyond the typical food pyramid formula, Advanced Sports Nutrition offers serious strategies for serious athletes. This comprehensive guide includes the latest nutrition concepts for athletes in any sport. World-renowned sports nutritionist Dr. Dan Benardot breaks down the chemistry of improved performance into winning principles that ensure athletes' key energy systems are properly stocked at all times:
Publisher: Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, c2012.
Edition: 2nd ed.
ISBN: 9781450401616
Branch Call Number: 613.201 BEN
Characteristics: xii, 411 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.


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Nov 19, 2015

Very informative read for anyone wanting to know more about nutrition and how it effects their athletic performance. Detailed but readable by the lay person.


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