The Protein Book: A Complete Guide for the Athlete and Coach examines the topic of protein nutrition for both endurance and strength/power athletes. With over 200 pages and referencing over 500 scientific studies, the book will serve as a reference on all aspects of optimal protein nutrition for athletes.
Topics covered include:
The basics of protein digestion and metabolism
A detailed examination of how protein digestion speed affects protein synthesis and breakdown
Protein quality and how it is determined
The debate over protein requirements for athletes
Whether a specific amino acid profile might be superior for either endurance or strength/power athletes
How meal frequency affects the body's use of protein
How nutrient timing around workouts can improve performance, recovery and long-term adaptation to training
Controversies surrounding high protein intakes
A look at whole food proteins and protein powders and their individual pros and cons
An examination of currently available protein and amino acid based supplements
Practical application of the book s information for different types of athletes and their goals (maintenance, fat loss, and muscle mass gains)
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About the author: Lyle McDonald is a physiologist and author who has spent over a decade obsessively finding ways to apply cutting edge scientific research to sports nutrition, fat loss, and muscle gains. His first book The Ketogenic Diet is generally considered to be the most comprehensive book ever written on the topic of low-carbohydrate diets. His other books The Ultimate Diet 2.0, Rapid Fat Loss Handbook and Guide to Flexible Dieting have helped thousands to lose fat and keep it off.
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Descrizione libro Lyle McDonald Publishing, 2007. Soft cover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria 016559
Descrizione libro Lyle McDonald Publishing, 2007. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P11096714566X
Descrizione libro Lyle McDonald Publishing, 2007. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 096714566X