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Advanced Sports Nutrition

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In Advanced Sports Nutrition, world-renowned sports nutritionist Dr. Dan Benardot breaks down the nutritional concepts needed by every athlete to reach their peak performance. He teaches you to time your meals, eat optimal ratios of energy, vitamins, and minerals, and understand the effects of travel, high altitude, and age on nutritional needs.

• Paperback
• 424 pages
• Imported

Part I Nutritional Sources for Athletes
• Chapter 1: Energy Nutrients
• Chapter 2: Vitamins and Minerals
• Chapter 3: Fluids and Electrolytes
• Chapter 4: Ergogenic Aids

Part II Nutritional Aspects of Optimal Performance
• Chapter 5: G-1 Function and Energy Delivery
• Chapter 6: Nutrient and Fluid Timing
• Chapter 7: Oxygen Transportation and Utilization
• Chapter 8: Strategies for Anti-Inflammation and Muscular Health

Part III Factors Affecting Nutritional Needs
• Chapter 9: Travel
• Chapter 10: High Altitude
• Chapter 11: Gender and Age
• Chapter 12: Body Composition and Weight

Part IV Nutrition Strategies for Specific Energy Systems
• Chapter 13: Anaerobic Metabolism for High-Intensity Bursts and Power
• Chapter 14: Aerobic Metabolism for Endurance
• Chapter 15: Metabolic Needs for Both Power and Endurance

Part V Nutrition Plans for Specific Sports
• Chapter 16: Sports Requiring Power and Speed
• Chapter 17: Sports Requiring Endurance
• Chapter 18: Sports Requiring Combined Power and Endurance



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