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Nutrient Timing for Peak Performance

248pp  Paperback

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ISBN: 0736087648
ISBN 13: 9780736087643


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Gain the ultimate advantage! Nutrient Timing for Peak Performance is your guide to consuming the right foods at the right time for optimal results in training or competition. Renowned sport nutritionists Heidi Skolnik and Andrea Chernus have worked alongside today’s top athletes, including professional football players and elite marathoners. In Nutrient Timing for Peak Performance, they’ve combined the latest dietetic research with practical advice you can use to create a personalized action plan based on the needs of your body, your sport, and your goals. 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. Whether you are a dedicated triathlete, high school pitcher, college swimmer, competitive powerlifter, or professional soccer player, Nutrient Timing for Peak Performance is your guide to peak athletic training and performance.

Table of Contents

Part I The Principles
Chapter 1 The Nutrient Timing Advantage
Chapter 2 The Science Made Simple

Part II The Nutrients
Chapter 3 Carbohydrate as the Primary Fuel
Chapter 4 The Protein Profile
Chapter 5 Smart Fat in the Diet
Chapter 6 Essential Vitamins and Minerals
Chapter 7 The Role of Fluids
Chapter 8 The Supplement Factor

Part III Fueling Strategies, Plans, and Menus
Chapter 9 Timing Guidelines for Athletes
Chapter 10 Strength and Power
Chapter 11 Endurance
Chapter 12 Stop and Go