Advanced Sports Nutrition
Athletes and coaches are continually seeking ways to maximize efforts in both training and performance. Advanced Sports Nutritionprovides the best research- and results-based information and advice that athletes need to gain an edge physically.
Far beyond the typical food pyramid formula, this comprehensive guide presents cutting-edge nutritional concepts tailored for application by athletes in any sport. World-renowned sports nutritionist Dr. Dan Benardot breaks down the chemistry of improved performance into winning principles that ensure an athlete's key energy systems are properly stocked at all times:
-Time your meals, snacks, fluids, training, and performances to maintain that crucial energy balance throughout each day.
-Digest optimal ratios and quantities of energy nutrients, vitamins, and minerals for any sport.
-Consume the right amount of fluid and electrolytes to avoid dehydration and hyperhydration.
-Identify and maintain a body composition capable of maximal power output with minimal excess weight for specific sports.
-Understand the effects of travel, high altitude, and age on nutritional needs and performance.