If the rider want to perform at the highest possible level, snowboarding nutrition is another piece of the puzzle that can help the riders progression base. I always like to say, "You've got to have good fuel, to run the good race." That's fo sho. On the nutrition page you will find some incredible and extensive books on the subject of nutrition as it relates to sport and human physiology. Learn and further develop that progression base.
Nutrition for Health Fitness and Sport
This textbook provides the reader with thorough coverage of the role nutrition plays in enhancing one's health, fitness and sport performance. Current research and practical activities are incorporated throughout. Clearly outlined topics and questions make the table of contents extensive, but relatively easy to use as a search tool. The figures and tables are presented in a clean, understandable, and easy to follow format, and the extensive use of color throughout the book adds to the appeal for the reader.
Advanced Sports Nutrition
Benardot (Georgia State University) explains the nutrients professional athletes need for optimal performance, and outlines nutritional strategies for specific energy systems and nutritional plans for specific sports. Originally published as Nutrition for serious athletes in 2000, the second edition adds chapters on the efficient delivery of oxygen, inhibitors of fuel and nutrient utilization, high altitude training, and gender and age considerations.
The new Sixth Edition continues to provide excellent coverage of exercise physiology, uniting the topics of human performance, nutrition, energy expenditure and capacity, molecular biology, and more. Every chapter has been fully revised and updated to reflect the latest information. The updated full-color art program adds visual appeal and improves understanding of key topics.
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