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Supplements for Endurance Athletes

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In Supplements for Endurance Athletes, you can cut through all the hype and find the information you need on 20 top supplements. Find out which supplements to use—and which to avoid—to maximize your advantage. You'll learn what the supplements are, how they work, how to use them, and the precautions necessary for safe and healthy use. Some of the supplements detailed include

-branched-chain amino acids,

-coenzyme Q10,

-carnitine,

-glycerol,

-glutamine,

-caffeine and ephedrine,

-ginseng, and

-sodium ...

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Overview

In Supplements for Endurance Athletes, you can cut through all the hype and find the information you need on 20 top supplements. Find out which supplements to use—and which to avoid—to maximize your advantage. You'll learn what the supplements are, how they work, how to use them, and the precautions necessary for safe and healthy use. Some of the supplements detailed include

-branched-chain amino acids,

-coenzyme Q10,

-carnitine,

-glycerol,

-glutamine,

-caffeine and ephedrine,

-ginseng, and

-sodium citrate.Whether you're a runner, cyclist, or triathlete, let Supplements for Endurance Athletes cut through all the hype and help you find the performance edge you're looking for.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780736037730
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
  • Publication date: 6/20/2002
  • Pages: 136
  • Sales rank: 1,200,836
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 0.36 (d)

Meet the Author

Jose Antonio, PhD, is a well-published research scientist in the sports nutrition field. He holds a BS in biology from the American University, an MS in exercise physiology from Kent State University, and a PhD in endocrinology and metabolism from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Antonio has years of experience in the supplement industry. His current position is senior manager for category development at Active Nutrition. He has also published articles in Men's Fitness, Flex, and Muscle and Fitness magazines. He and his wife, Karla, live in Deerfield Beach, Florida.

Jeffrey R. Stout, PhD, is the director of sport science for Nutricia. Considered one of a few experts in sports nutrition, he is widely published in scientific journals such as the Journal of Strength and Conditioning and has also published articles in Men's Fitness, Flex, and Muscle and Fitness magazines. He has been awarded the Young Investigator Award and the Editorial Excellence Award by the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He resides in Boca Raton, Florida.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. B-Hydroxy-B-Methylbutyrate
Chapter 2. Branched-Chain Amino Acids
Chapter 3. Caffeine and Ephedrine
Chapter 4. Carbohydrate
Chapter 5. Carnitine
Chapter 6. Coenzyme Q10
Chapter 7. Colostrum
Chapter 8. Creatine
Chapter 9. Dimethylglycine
Chapter 10. Fat
Chapter 11. Ginseng
Chapter 12. Glutamine
Chapter 13. Glycerol
Chapter 14. Gynostemma Pentaphyllum
Chapter 15. Phosphate
Chapter 16. Phosphatidylserine
Chapter 17. Polylactate
Chapter 18. Protein
Chapter 19. Pyruvate
Chapter 20. Sodium Citrate

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