Inactivity and poor eating habits are two of the most important concerns surrounding childhood obesity. With these activities, you can address one of those concerns by incorporating developmentally appropriate physical activity into a child�s day for ages two through six.
Sport Nutrition for Health and Performance-2nd Edition
Learn how to recognize a potential fad diet or nutrition program.
Sport Nutrition-2nd Edition
Convincing evidence from numerous studies indicates that carbohydrate feeding during exercise of about 45 minutes or longer can improve endurance capacity and performance.
Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Nutrition eBook
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?
Performance Nutrition eBook
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.
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.