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Nutrient timing for peak performance

Author: Heidi Skolnik; Andrea Chernus
Publisher: Champaign, Ill. : Human Kinetics, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
With guidelines specific to training and competition, as well as sample meal and snack plans, you'll see how certain nutrients in precise amounts at specific times can improve consistency of energy, speed recovery, increase the building effects of strength training, diminish muscle breakdown, improve immune function, and minimize your risk of injury. --from publisher description.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Heidi Skolnik; Andrea Chernus
ISBN: 9780736087643 0736087648
OCLC Number: 457151103
Description: ix, 237 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: The nutrient timing advantage --
The science made simple --
Carbohydrates as the primary fuel --
The protein profile --
Smart fat in the diet --
Essential vitamins and minerals --
The role of fluids --
The supplement factor --
Timing guidelines for athletes --
Strength and power --
Endurance --
Stop and go --
Appendix A: Calculating your caloric needs --
Appendix B: Macronutrient needs by sport --
Appendix C: Carbohydrate, protein, and fat grams of selected foods --
Appendix D: Meal and snack ideas --
Appendix E: Preexercise and recovery fuel.
Responsibility: Heidi Skolnik, Andrea Chernus.
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A guide to consuming the right foods at the right time for optimal results. It combines the research and practical advice to show you how to create the suitable plan to reach your goals. It helps you  Read more...


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