Advanced Sports Nutrition helped thousands of athletes apply one of the best and state of the art strategies for optimal fueling and performance. Now this best-seller returns, updated with the latest research, topics, and innovations in sports nutrition.
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 always:
-Meal, energy, and nutrient timing guidelines to deal with that crucial energy balance during 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 all through activity and reducing exercise-induced inflammation
-The effects of trip, high altitude, and age on nutrition needs and performance
-Strategies for balancing fluid and electrolytes to avoid dehydration and hyperhydration
-Sport-specific guidelines for increased power, strength, and endurance
The best conditioning programs and technical instruction are really useful only if your body is properly fueled and ready to operate at peak efficiency. With Advanced Sports Nutrition, Second Edition, you’ll be able to be assured that when you are ready to push the limits of training and competition, your body is, too.
Writer: Benardot, Dan