“Advanced Sports Nutrition offers practical applications backed by scientific research that will fuel your performance in any sport.”
Beth Van Fleet -- Professional Beach Volleyball Player, Silver Medalist at the NORCECA Circuit
"Every athlete who follows Dan Benardot's recommendations in Advanced Sports Nutrition will train and compete at a higher level. The guidebook is full of essential, practical, simplified information that will help any team or individual achieve better performances."
Bob Larsen -- USTFCCCA Hall of Fame Inductee, Co-Chairman of the USATF Coaches Registry Task Force
Dan Benardot, PhD, RD, LD, FACSM, is full professor at Georgia State University (GSU). He received his doctorate in human nutrition and health planning from Cornell University in 1980 and is a registered and licensed dietitian. Benardot’s primary area of expertise is sports nutrition, with a research emphasis in energy balance and nutrition issues related to young athletes. He cofounded and directs the Laboratory for Elite Athlete Performance at GSU.
As the national team nutritionist and a founding member of the Athlete Wellness Program for USA Gymnastics, Benardot worked with the gold-medal-winning women’s gymnastics team at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games and the medal-winning U.S. marathoners at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games. He also worked with the marathoners selected to represent the United States at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. He has served as an officer of the USA Figure Skating Sports Medicine Society and continues to work regularly with national team figure skaters. His research has been funded by several organizations, including the United States Olympic Committee, the Gatorade Sports Science Institute, and the American Cancer Society.
Benardot has received doctor of humane letters, honoris causa, from Marywood University and is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). Born in Salonika, Greece, Benardot gained his love for sports while growing up in the Lake Placid region of northern New York. He now lives in Atlanta, Georgia, where he enjoys cello, tennis, and photography.
After a slow and not easy to digest (!) start, The chapters starts getting to the main points which are all well underpinned. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Finn Zwager
Great information on fueling for optimal performance. Endurance athletes are different and their nutritional needs are different than the general population or recreational... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Kim Alvares
For those who don't know, Dr. Benardot isn't just some guy with a fancy degree. He has worked with Olympians for, well, decades. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Joshua Naterman
Highlights differing levels of athletes and spot on nutrition for optimal performance. A good book for any trainer or athlete trying to get ahead with the best nutrition for ones... Read morePublished 8 months ago by terry wosmek
The book is very helpful and informative, giving pertinent information that can be very useful. However, chapter 7 through 10 are missing, substituted with what looks like part of... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Martin Tansey
The book itself has good content; however, halfway through the book I found another book printed inside (Every Man A Warrior). Read morePublished 8 months ago by Jen
This book is worth every dollar you spend on it, the book goes deep into the details, if you don't mind to go through the "technicalities" this is an amazing reading it will help... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Jose Manuel Suarez Navarro
Didn't realize I needed to return to school to fully understand the book. However it did have some very good information.Published 11 months ago by William