By adolescence, 32% of girls and 52% of boys drink 24 ounces (780 milliliters) or more of soft drinks each day. Sugar Count is an activity that will help kids examine their drink choices and consider healthier options.
Sport Nutrition for Health and Performance-2nd Edition
Because of the many potential risks associated with supplements, it is important to critically evaluate ergogenic substances prior to using or recommending them.
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.
Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Nutrition
Athletes are likely to get the minerals they need if they do two things: eat enough calories and eat a variety of healthful foods.
Nutrient Timing for Peak Performance
How much protein do we need?
Endurance sports cover a variety of events consisting of short-duration (under 2 hours) to multiday competitions and include sports such as running, triathlon, cycling, rowing, canoeing and kayaking, swimming, biathlon, and cross-country skiing.
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.
"As to the taking of stimulants during the race, I will say that I know from actual experience that the full [marathon] race can be covered in creditable time without so much as a single drop of water being taken or even sponging of the head�I have done it myself. This of course is when in perfect trim."
Why would anyone expect the symptom of thirst to be present in collapsed runners? Thirst is such a powerful urge that any thirsty marathon runner suffering from dehydration during a race will simply stop at the next refreshment station and drink until her thirst is slaked. Simple.
Caffeine for Sports Performance eBook
We all know that caffeine is a diuretic. A cup of coffee makes us dash to the restroom and for every cup we drink, we need to add another glass of water to our daily eight.