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The U.S. Navy SEAL Guide to Fitness and Nutrition

The U.S. Navy SEAL Guide to Fitness and Nutrition

by Patricia A. Deuster, Pierre A. Pelletier, Anita Singh
     
 

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Developed for Navy SEAL trainees to help them meet the rigorous demands of the Naval Special Warfare (NSW) community, this comprehensive guide covers all the basics of physical well being as well as advice for the specific challenges encountered in extreme conditions and mission-related activities. Topics covered include calculating energy expenditure; definitions

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Developed for Navy SEAL trainees to help them meet the rigorous demands of the Naval Special Warfare (NSW) community, this comprehensive guide covers all the basics of physical well being as well as advice for the specific challenges encountered in extreme conditions and mission-related activities. Topics covered include calculating energy expenditure; definitions, functions, and daily allowances of carbohydrates, fats, and protein; nutritional considerations for endurance and strength training activities; active recovery from injury; cardio-respiratory conditioning; appropriate gear for running and swimming for fitness; exercising in extreme and adverse weather; and more. Compiled by physicians and physiologists chosen for their knowledge of the NSW and SEAL community, this manual is a unique resource for anyone wanting to improve his or her health, strength, and endurance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781602390300
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
05/01/2007
Pages:
480
Sales rank:
278,385
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.88(h) x 8.50(d)

Meet the Author

Patricia A. Deuster, PhD, MPH is an associate professor and director of the Human Performance Laboratory in the Department of Military and Emergency Medicine in the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, School of Medicine in Bethesda, Maryland. She has conducted more than fifteen years of research in the area of sports nutrition and exercise physiology and has published numerous papers on the U.S. Navy SEALs.

Pierre A. Pelletier, ENS, MC, USNR; Patricia A. Deuster, PhD, MPH; and Anita Singh, PhD worked together to produce this book in the Department of Military and Emergency Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, School of Medicine in Bethesda, Maryland.

Anita Singh, PhD; Patricia A. Deuster, PhD, MPH; and Pierre A. Pelletier, ENS, MC, USNR worked together to produce this book in the Department of Military and Emergency Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, School of Medicine in Bethesda, Maryland.

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