Supplements for Strength-Power Athletics

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In Supplements for Strength-Power Athletes, you can cut through all the hype and find the information you need on 30 top supplements. Find out which supplements to use—and which to avoid—to maximize your...

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Overview

In Supplements for Strength-Power Athletes, you can cut through all the hype and find the information you need on 30 top supplements. Find out which supplements to use—and which to avoid—to maximize your performance. 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
· acetyl L-carnitine,
· branched-chain amino acids,
· chromium,
· glycerol,
· glutamine,
· caffeine,
· octacosanal,
· sodium citrate, and
· zinc-magnesium complex.

Whether you're competing on the football field or basketball court or looking to build a stronger physique, let Supplements for Strength-Power Athletes help you find the performance edge you're looking for.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780736037723
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
  • Publication date: 6/28/2002
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 6.16 (w) x 9.04 (h) x 0.41 (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

Part I Single Supplements
Chapter 1 Acetyl L-Carnitine
Chapter 2 Alpha-Ketoglutarate
Chapter 3 Alpha-Ketoisocaproate
Chapter 4 Androstenediol and Androstenedione
Chapter 5 Boron
Chapter 6 Branched-Chain Amino Acids
Chapter 7 Caffeine
Chapter 8 Carbohydrate
Chapter 9 Chromium
Chapter 10 Colostrum
Chapter 11 Creatine
Chapter 12 Dehydroepiandrosterone
Chapter 13 Glutamine
Chapter 14 Hydroxy Methylbutyrate
Chapter 15 Ipriflavone
Chapter 16 Norandrostenediol and Norandrostenedione
Chapter 17 Octacosanol
Chapter 18 Ornithine Alpha-Ketoglutarate
Chapter 19 Protein
Chapter 20 Ribose
Chapter 21 Sodium Bicarbonate
Chapter 22 Sodium Citrate
Chapter 23 Tribulus
Chapter 24 Vitamin C

Part II Supplement Combinations
Chapter 25 Colostrum, Creatine, Carnitine, Coenzyme Q10
Chapter 26 Creatine, Hydroxymethylbutyrate
Chapter 27 Essential Amino Acids
Chapter 28 Phosphates and Creatine
Chapter 29 Whey Protein, Glutamine, Branched-Chain Amino Acids
Chapter 30 Zinc-Magnesium Complex

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