The Performance Zone: Your Nutrition Action Plan for Greater Endurance and Sports Performance

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Synthesizes up-to-date science for a nutrition action plan that enables athletes to raise athletic performance.
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The Performance Zone: Your Nutritional Action Plan for Greater Endurance and Sports Performance

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Synthesizes up-to-date science for a nutrition action plan that enables athletes to raise athletic performance.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781591201489
  • Publisher: Basic Health Publications, Inc.
  • Publication date: 4/28/2004
  • Pages: 146
  • Sales rank: 822,473
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.31 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii
Foreword ix
Introduction 1
1. The Performance Zone 5
2. Working Muscles 11
3. Fueling Muscles Before and During Exercise 25
Nutrition Focus: Fueling the Young Athlete 37
4. Muscle Recovery After Exercise 39
Nutrition Focus: Fueling the Female Athlete 44
5. Fueling Muscles After Exercise 47
6. Your Nutrition Action Plan 59
7. Sport-Specific Nutrition Tips 75
For Basketball Players 76
For Cyclists 78
For Football Players 80
For Hockey Players 82
For Lacrosse Players 84
For Mountain Bikers 86
For Runners 88
For Soccer Players 90
For Swimmers 92
For Track and Field Athletes 94
For Triathletes 96
For Winter-Sport Athletes 98
Nutrition Focus: Improving Body Composition 100
8. Nutritional Supplements and Drugs 103
Conclusion 115
Glossary 117
Selected References 121
Index 127
About the Authors 133
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