NSCA’s Guide to Sport and Exercise Nutrition provides valuable information and guidelines that address the nutrition needs for the broad range of clients encountered by strength and conditioning professionals, personal trainers and sport dietitians.
Whether working with fitness enthusiasts or competitive athletes, this resource leads the reader through the key concepts of sport and exercise nutrition in order to assess an individual’s nutritional status.
NSCA’s Guide to Sport and Exercise Nutrition covers all aspects of food selection, digestion, metabolism and hydration relevant to sport and exercise performance.
This comprehensive resource will help you understand safe and effective ways to improve training and performance through natural nutrition-based ergogenic aids like supplementation and macronutrient intake manipulation.
You will also learn guidelines about proper fluid intake to enhance performance and the most important criteria for effectively evaluating the quality of sport drinks and replacement beverages.
Finally, cutting-edge findings on nutrient timing based on the type, intensity and duration of activity will help you understand how to recommend the correct nutrients at the ideal time to achieve optimal performance results.
This book is a reference for current NSCA members and those preparing for an NSCA certification exam, a valuable resource for any fitness or nutrition professional, including strength and conditioning professionals, personal trainers and sport dietitians.