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The Nutrient Timing for Peak Performance Paperback – June 15, 2010
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"Nutrient Timing for Peak Performance offers the latest research on nutrient timing and explains how to create a personal nutrition plan for success. It is a valuable source of information for serious athletes."
Jerry Palmieri -- Strength and Conditioning Coach for the New York Giants
“Adequate nutrition is vital for performing at the highest level. Nutrient Timing for Peak Performance explains how to manipulate food intake to maximize results.”
Lewis Maharam, MD
"As an athlete, you always want an edge over the competition. Nutrient Timing for Peak Performance explains how to gain that advantage by consuming the right foods, at the right time, for maximum performance."
Osi Umenyiora -- Defensive End, New York Giants
About the Author
Heidi Skolnik, MS, CDN, FACSM, is the president of Nutrition Conditioning, Inc., a nutrition consulting practice. She has master’s degrees in exercise science and human nutrition. She is also a New York State certified nutritionist, a fellow with the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), and a certified ACSM health fitness instructor.
Skolnik is the sports nutrition consultant to the New York Giants, the Juilliard School, and the School of American Ballet. She is a senior nutritionist at the Women’s Sports Medicine Center at Hospital for Special Surgery and part of the New York Road Runners sports nutrition team. Previously, Skolnik spent 15 years working with the New York Mets. She has also worked with professional athletes in football, baseball, basketball, cycling, and soccer; Olympic-level athletes; marathoners; and collegiate wrestlers.
As an expert resource for national media, Skolnik has been referenced in newspapers and national magazines such as Men’s Health, Stack, Self, Glamour, GQ, andReal Simple. She appears frequently on TV and has been seen on CNN American Morning and Headline News, theToday Show, Good Morning America, theEarly Show, Primetime, 20/20, Extra, and the Food Network.
Andrea Chernus, MS, RD, CDE, is a registered dietitian and New York State certified dietitian and nutritionist. She holds a master’s degree in nutrition and exercise physiology from Columbia University inNew York. She maintains a full-time private practice on the upper west side in New York City, where she sees many athletes and performers.
Chernus consults with runners in the New York Road Runners Club and the New York City Marathon and is part of the New York Road Runners sports nutrition team. As part of Nutrition Conditioning, Inc., she also consults to the Juilliard School. Previously, she was the clinical nutritionist for Columbia University Health and Related Services. Chernus’ articles have been published in Training & Conditioning, Stack, Dance Spirit, Bottom Line, and Pointe. She has been quoted in Outdoors, Shape, Self, YM, Women’s Day, andBicycling. She has also appeared on local and national TV.
Top Customer Reviews
Now, certainly a case could be made against this behavior. Nonetheless, if we're to perform at peak levels during our activities, we need to understand not only what our bodies need but exactly "when" it's needed.
That's where this exciting new book really comes in handy.
Renowned sport nutritionists Heidi Skolnik and Andrea Chernus have worked with top athletes, including professional football players and elite marathoners. In "Nutrient Timing for Peak Performance", they've combined the latest dietetic research with practical advice you can use to create a personalized action plan based on the needs of your body, your sport, and your goals.
If you want to know what you'll find in the book, just take a look at the contents:
Part I The Principles
Chapter 1 The Nutrient Timing Advantage
Chapter 2 The Science Made Simple
Part II The Nutrients
Chapter 3 Carbohydrate as the Primary Fuel
Chapter 4 The Protein Profile
Chapter 5 Smart Fat in the Diet
Chapter 6 Essential Vitamins and Minerals
Chapter 7 The Role of Fluids
Chapter 8 The Supplement Factor
Part III Fueling Strategies, Plans, and Menus
Chapter 9 Timing Guidelines for Athletes
Chapter 10 Strength and Power
Chapter 11 Endurance
Chapter 12 Stop and Go
Some of the amazing facts you'll discover is that we all too often ingest far more protein than we need. Yet, athletes do need more than non-athletes. According to the book, "Athletes do need more protein than their sedentary counterparts, but there still is a limit to how much can be used.Read more ›
Simple when you know.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
An excellent resource for those that are overwhelmed and confused with what to eat and when in order to perform their best and build and maintain health.Published 2 months ago by Amazon Customer
Great information on nutrition and exercise! I highly recommend this book!Published 9 months ago by Dean & Tammy Salamone
Some out dated info, alot of subjective biased info. But overall, just your typical information. Load up on carbs all day every day for every event.Published 13 months ago by keith reicher
Eye opening. Read this along with the Future of Sports Nutrition: Nutrient Timing - both will change the way you eatPublished 21 months ago by Lebron James
I purchased this book for a CEC class an ound it helpful in building a wide range of topics not covered in standard nutrition textbooksPublished on January 14, 2014 by Pauline