Nutritional Supplements: Boosting Your Performance

Take your training and performance to the next level
John Shepherd

$25.00

All the speed and conditioning in the world will not compensate for the wrong diet – an athletes performance depends on correct, balanced and adequate nutrition. The right nutritional supplements can help take your training and performance to the next level.

Nutritional Supplements: Boosting Your Performance covers the key areas of interest and debate, from essential fats (good for metabolism) to probiotics (promising for boosting immunity); from iron (deficiency more prevalent than you might think) to antioxidants (potentially damaging in more-than-modest doses); from conjugated linoleic acid (good for boosting lean muscle mass) to chromium (essential for insulin function).

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Nutritional Supplements: Boosting Your Performance covers the key areas of interest and debate, from essential fats (good for metabolism) to probiotics (promising for boosting immunity); from iron (deficiency more prevalent than you might think) to antioxidants (potentially damaging in more-than-modest doses); from conjugated linoleic acid (good for boosting lean muscle mass) to chromium (essential for insulin function).

 

Contents

  1. Natural immunity: Foods and supplements to build and maintain it
  2. Essential fats: The answer to most athletes’ prayers – helping to conserve carbohydrate while shedding fat
  3. Iron deficiency: Much more prevalent than you imagined and posing particular risks for athletes
  4. Antioxidant vitamins: Can they do athletes more harm than good?
  5. Chromium: Just how ergogenic is this trace element – and how much is too much?
  6. Conjugated Linoleic Acid: Is it really a magic route to fat loss and a healthy old age?
  7. ALC and ALA: Could they combine to form the Elixir of Life?
  8. What the scientists say: Why power trainers need extra protein
  9. What the scientists say: Re-think on zinc
  10. What the scientists say: GACIK – is it even better than creatine?
  11. What the scientists say: Sodium bicarbonate and sprint performance
JOHN SHEPHERD is a former Great Britain international long jumper. John has also worked as an England team coach, and has since coached a number of athletes to national and international titles. He now works mainly with young promising athletes. In addition to his coaching duties, John has written eight books on sport, fitness and health and has edited two national fitness magazines.
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