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

The Performance Zone

Your Nutrition Action Plan for Greater Endurance and Sports Performance

Paperback Published: 15th December 2004
ISBN: 9781591201489
Number Of Pages: 144

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Every athlete, coach and parent of a young athlete knows that nutrition can enhance sports performance. But few know exactly how to make this happen. The Performance Zone solves this problem. This book synthesizes the most sound and up-to-date science to provide a nutrition action plan that enables athletes to raise their athletic performance.

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Forewordp. ix
Introductionp. 1
The Performance Zonep. 5
Working Musclesp. 11
Fueling Muscles Before and During Exercisep. 25
Nutrition Focus: Fueling the Young Athletep. 37
Muscle Recovery After Exercisep. 39
Nutrition Focus: Fueling the Female Athletep. 44
Fueling Muscles After Exercisep. 47
Your Nutrition Action Planp. 59
Sport-Specific Nutrition Tipsp. 75
For Basketball Playersp. 76
For Cyclistsp. 78
For Football Playersp. 80
For Hockey Playersp. 82
For Lacrosse Playersp. 84
For Mountain Bikersp. 86
For Runnersp. 88
For Soccer Playersp. 90
For Swimmersp. 92
For Track and Field Athletesp. 94
For Triathletesp. 96
For Winter-Sport Athletesp. 98
Nutrition Focus: Improving Body Compositionp. 100
Nutritional Supplements and Drugsp. 103
Conclusionp. 115
Glossaryp. 117
Selected Referencesp. 121
Indexp. 127
About the Authorsp. 133
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ISBN: 9781591201489
ISBN-10: 1591201489
Series: Teen Health Series
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 144
Published: 15th December 2004
Publisher: Basic Health Publications
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.2