Exercise performance is impaired when an individual is dehydrated.
Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Nutrition
Each vitamin has a unique biochemical role that cannot be fulfilled by another vitamin.
Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Nutrition eBook
A brief look at how the sport nutrition field developed.
Nutrient Timing for Peak Performance
Although the specifics for each sport and athlete may differ, all athletes will benefit from keeping these three strategies in mind when creating their own plan.
Nutrient Timing for Peak Performance eBook
There are several benefits of nutrient timing. These involve maximizing your body�s response to exercise and use of nutrients.
NSCA�s Guide to Sport and Exercise Nutrition
Among studies on the various aspects of nutrient timing, postexercise investigations constitute an overwhelming majority of the scientific literature.
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
Athletes normally are very disciplined people who carefully plan most aspects of what they do. But they also need downtime and like to party as much as (and sometimes more than) other people.
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.
The Athlete's Guide to Sports Supplements eBook
Most athletes, whether in training or competition, have been forced to perform in either hot and humid or cold conditions.