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Performance Nutrition


Physiological basis for nutrient timing
Several lines of scientific evidence provide the basis for timing nutrient ingestion.
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Posttraining nutrient strategies
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.
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Nutrient timing for heat and humidity
Ensuring that an athlete takes in adequate fuel and fluid during exercise in the heat is important to minimize injury and prevent premature fatigue.
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Competition day nutrition for endurance sports
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.
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Performance Nutrition
Applying the Science of Nutrient Timing
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Based on the most current research in nutrient timing, Performance Nutrition blends theory with applied content and real-life examples to show nutritionists, coaches, and athletes how to optimize training, improve performance, and enhance recovery.

© 2011
Book   200 pages
ISBN-13: 9780736079457

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