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Mass Market Paperback Fuel Up: Using the Principles of Sports Nutrition to Perform Like a Pro Book

ISBN: 0399527427

ISBN13: 9780399527425

Fuel Up: Using the Principles of Sports Nutrition to Perform Like a Pro

Through scientific research and his experience as a nutritional counselor, Eric Sternlicht discovered that anyone who is physically active-from marathoners to manual aborers-can benefit from the nutritional strategies used by professional athletes. This comprehensive, up-to-date guide to sports nutrition shows readers how to incorporate these strategies into their own customized, energy-boosting eating programs-and provides valuable information on:...

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Pretty Good Look at Performance based Nutrition

This book is an excellent introduction to overall maximization of performance in all aspects (i.e. workouts, age group, training zone, etc). The main draw about this book, obviously as the title indicates, is the incredibly informative material about the correlations between diet and performance. While most of us know that "eating healthy" leads to a sense of well-being and a fulfilling/energetic day, this book breaks down the nuts and bolts of the basics of nutrition. Everything from macronutrients to sports supplements to micronutrients is covered in a fair amount of detail as they relate to performance. While the book presents advice to maximize performance from an athletic standpoint, it also takes into consideration that the average person reading this book does not have their own dietician and 8 hours a day to train...so it also offers some standard down to earth advice to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle. Keep in mind that the book is only so long and hence only contains moderately-introductory to moderately-detailed information about the topics described above...which means do NOT expect this to be the bible on sports nutrition.

Best Diet/Nutrition book on the market

This is an excellent book for anyone looking to improve their quality of life. Whether it's just to feel better through the day or improve your athletic performance at any level, you will win with this book.The principles discussed are based on scientific research and fact. There is no quick fix, 24 hour solutions,or one "diet fits all" as so many others want us to beleive. This book steps you through the right way to lose weight, keep it off, improve performance and improve your health. Best of all it educates you on how to customize your diet to fit your life-style.

Fuel Up: Using the Principles of Sports Nutrition to Perform

This book was extremely informative. Excellent and educational information. I found it very useful being an athlete myself. The programs and tables were easy to use and helped me outline my specific daily eating needs.
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