Supplements for Strength-power Athletes

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Human Kinetics, 2002 - Sports & Recreation - 149 pages
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In Supplements for Strength-Power Athletes, you can cut through all the hype and find the information you need on 30 top supplements. Find out which supplements to use—and which to avoid—to maximize your performance. You'll learn what the supplements are, how they work, how to use them, and the precautions necessary for safe and healthy use. Some of the supplements detailed include
· acetyl L-carnitine,
· branched-chain amino acids,
· chromium,
· glycerol,
· glutamine,
· caffeine,
· octacosanal,
· sodium citrate, and
· zinc-magnesium complex.

Whether you're competing on the football field or basketball court or looking to build a stronger physique, let Supplements for Strength-Power Athleteshelp you find the performance edge you're looking for.

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About the author (2002)

Jose Antonio, PhD, is a well-published research scientist in the sports nutrition field. He holds a BS in biology from the American University, an MS in exercise physiology from Kent State University, and a PhD in endocrinology and metabolism from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Antonio has years of experience in the supplement industry. His current position is senior manager for category development at Active Nutrition. He has also published articles in Men's Fitness, Flex, and Muscle and Fitnessmagazines. He and his wife, Karla, live in Deerfield Beach, Florida.

Jeffrey R. Stout, PhD, is the director of sport science for Nutricia. Considered one of a few experts in sports nutrition, he is widely published in scientific journals such as the Journal of Strength and Conditioningand has also published articles in Men's Fitness, Flex, and Muscle and Fitnessmagazines. He has been awarded the Young Investigator Award and the Editorial Excellence Award by the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He resides in Boca Raton, Florida.

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