Sport Nutrition for Health and Performance-2nd Edition
A look at the weight loss and maintenance strategies of successful individuals.
Sport Nutrition for Coaches
Many people mistakenly believe that low-carbohydrate diets or low-carbohydrate foods help with weight loss. The assumption is that carbohydrates make a person fat. The bottom line is that eating any nutrient in excess of need will result in weight gain.
The intake of fuel within 45 minutes of training can help optimize the recovery of energy stores, which is important for repairing muscle and maintaining a healthy immune system in athletes.
Performance Nutrition eBook
Ensuring that an athlete takes in adequate fuel and fluid during exercise in the heat is important to minimize injury and prevent premature fatigue.
Advanced Sports Nutrition-2nd Edition
Power athletes are naturally focused on maximizing their strength-to-weight ratio so as to generate the greatest power at the lowest weight.
Marathon runners were not alone in this belief. Cyclists in the race that was considered the ultimate physical challenge�the Tour de France�were advised similarly: �Avoid drinking when racing, especially in hot weather. Drink as little as possible, and with the liquid not too cold. It is only a question of will power.
Caffeine for Sports Performance eBook
In the late 1990s, our excitable colleague, Dr. Dave Martin, returned from a professional cycling race with an improbable story.