In order to get the most out of their exercise and athletic performance endeavors, individuals need to consume a sound diet. Sports Nutrition Essentials details the key elements involved in proper nutrition, including nutrient needs, metabolism basics, and supplement use. The DVD also features nutrition guidelines specific to particular types of training.
Among the topics covered:
- Nutrient needs of an athlete
- How individuals use fuel for energy
- Recommendations for pre-, during, and post-activity
- How to stay hydrated