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Advanced sports nutrition

Author: Dan Benardot
Publisher: Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"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.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dan Benardot
ISBN: 9781450401616 1450401619
OCLC Number: 746316031
Description: xii, 411 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: pt. I. Nutrition sources for athletes : Energy nutrients ; Vitamins and minerals ; Fluids and electrolytes ; Ergogenic aids --
pt. II. Nutrition aspects of optimal performance : GI function and energy delivery ; Nutrient and fluid timing ; Oxygen transportation and utilization ; Strategies for anti-inflammation and muscular health --
pt. III. Factors affecting nutrition needs : Travel ; High altitude ; Gender and age ; Body composition and weight --
pt. IV. Nutrition strategies for specific energy systems : Anaerobic metabolism for high-intensity bursts and power ; Aerobic metabolism for endurance ; Metabolic needs for both power and endurance --
pt. V. Nutrition plans for specific sports : Sports requiring power and speed ; Sports requiring endurance ; Sports requiring combined power and endurance --
Appendix : Institute of Medicine's dietary reference intakes for macronutrients.
Responsibility: Dan Benardot.
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Offers nutrition concepts for athletes. This guide features advice on meals, energy and nutrient-timing guidelines to maintain that crucial energy balance throughout the day. It presents explanations  Read more...

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"Advanced Sports Nutrition offers practical applications backed by scientific research that will fuel your performance in any sport." Beth Van Fleet -- Professional Beach Volleyball Read more...

 
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