Nutrient Timing for Peak Performance
Gain the ultimate advantage! Nutrient Timing for Peak Performance is your guide to consuming the right foods at the right time for optimal results in training or competition.
Renowned sport nutritionists Heidi Skolnik and Andrea Chernus have worked alongside today’s top athletes, including professional football players and elite marathoners. In Nutrient Timing for Peak Performance, they’ve combined the latest dietetic research with practical advice you can use to create a personalized action plan based on the needs of your body, your sport, and your goals.
With guidelines specific to training and competition, as well as sample meal and snack plans, you’ll see how certain nutrients in precise amounts at specific times can improve consistency of energy, speed recovery, increase the building effects of strength training, diminish muscle breakdown, improve immune function, and minimize your risk of injury.
Whether you are a dedicated triathlete, high school pitcher, college swimmer, competitive powerlifter, or professional soccer player, Nutrient Timing for Peak Performance is your guide to peak athletic training and performance.
Table of Contents
Part I The Principles
Chapter 1 The Nutrient Timing Advantage
Chapter 2 The Science Made Simple
Part II The Nutrients
Chapter 3 Carbohydrate as the Primary Fuel
Chapter 4 The Protein Profile
Chapter 5 Smart Fat in the Diet
Chapter 6 Essential Vitamins and Minerals
Chapter 7 The Role of Fluids
Chapter 8 The Supplement Factor
Part III Fueling Strategies, Plans, and Menus
Chapter 9 Timing Guidelines for Athletes
Chapter 10 Strength and Power
Chapter 11 Endurance
Chapter 12 Stop and Go
About the Authors
"Nutrient Timing for Peak Performance offers the latest research on nutrient timing and explains how to create a personal nutrition plan for success. It is a valuable source of information for serious athletes."
Jerry Palmieri -- Strength and Conditioning Coach for the New York Giants
“Adequate nutrition is vital for performing at the highest level. Nutrient Timing for Peak Performance explains how to manipulate food intake to maximize results.”
Lewis Maharam, MD
"As an athlete, you always want an edge over the competition. Nutrient Timing for Peak Performance explains how to gain that advantage by consuming the right foods, at the right time, for maximum performance."
Osi Umenyiora -- Defensive End, New York Giants