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High-Performance Nutrition For Masters Athletes


Author: Antonucci LA
Category: Sports Nutrition
Audience: Elite Athlete
Length: 255 pages
Publisher: Human Kinetics
  Year Published: 2022
List Price: $27.95

AthleteInMe.com® Rating: Good

"High-Performance Nutrition for Masters Athletes" is a good resource for older athletes, especially those who engage in competitive events.

Recommended for: Older competitive athletes. Serious weekend warriors may also find this book useful.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

• Lauren Antonucci, MS, RDN, CSSD, CDE, CDN is certainly qualified to write a book on this topic. She earned a BS in psychobiology from Binghamton University, then was awarded a fellowship in nutritional biochemistry at UC Berkeley. She followed that with a Masters degree in clinical nutrition from New York University. She is a registered dietitian (RD), is certified by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics as a specialist in sports dietetics (CSSD) and certified by the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators as a diabetes educator (CDE).

Lauren has been running, cycling, and swimming for as long as she can remember. She has completed 13 marathons (PR: 3 hrs 9 min) 3 Ironman Triathlons, and countless other running and triathlon races. She previously wrote a column for Triathlete magazine and New York Road Runners magazine. She is currently the owner and director of Nutrition Energy, where she creates individualized nutrition plans.

CONTENT

This 255-page book is organized as follows:

PART I: CHANGING PHYSIOLOGY OF THE MASTERS ATHLETE

  • Chapter 1: Defining the Masters Athlete
  • Chapter 2: Demystifying Age-Related Changes
  • Chapter 3: Nutritional Strategies to Manage and Prevent Disease

PART II: SMART FUELING

  • Chapter 4: Nutrition Principles for Masters Athlete
  • Chapter 5: Energizing Carbohydrate
  • Chapter 6: Muscle-Building Protein
  • Chapter 7: Healthy Fat
  • Chapter 8: Supplements
  • Chapter 9: Fluid Needs
  • Chapter 10: Underfueling

PART III: NUTRIENT TIMING

  • Chapter 11: Precompetition Fueling
  • Chapter 12: Competition-Day Fueling
  • Chapter 13: Recovery Nutrition

REVIEW



Reviewed by: Stan Reents, PharmD 7/13/2021 12:05:49 PM
 
 


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