Nutrition for Optimal Performance

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Kris Clark
55 minutes

Nutrition for Optimal Performance discusses the body?s need for macronutrients and micronutrients and reviews what foods to choose to maximize performance. The DVD details the most appropriate sources of training ?fuel? for each of the three nutrients that provide energy?carbohydrates, protein, and fat. The DVD also addresses how physically active people can maximize their glycogen stores.

Among the topics covered:

  • Sources of energy (fuel for training)
  • Sources and role of anti-oxidants
  • The two essential fatty acids
  • An athlete?s food training needs and expectations
  • Nutrition for training
  • Glycogen stores and replacement
  • Productive meal planning to maximize performance