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The Athlete's Guide to Sports Supplements


Competing in heat or cold
Most athletes, whether in training or competition, have been forced to perform in either hot and humid or cold conditions.
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Understanding supplements
The battle for regulatory power is likely to be an ongoing one, but the hope for the future is a dietary supplement industry that provides more scientific, rather than testimonial-based, evidence for the claims being made, and more importantly, one that requires independent testing from a third party to ensure the purity and safety of the ingredients for consumers.
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Supplement guide
The supplement entries use the symbols listed in the following table to easily identify the supplements that have been proven to be beneficial or possibly beneficial for the corresponding performance variables.
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Tart Cherry supplement
Tart cherries are grown primarily in Michigan in the United States.
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The Athlete's Guide to Sports Supplements
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The Athlete’s Guide to Sports Supplements is for athletes, coaches, and trainers seeking information on safe and legal performance-focused supplements. Listed alphabetically, each of the 120 supplements has a detailed description of what it is and how it works, facts on performance benefits, current research, recommended dosages, and health concerns.

© 2013
Book   304 pages
ISBN-13: 9780736093699

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