Sports Supplement Buyer's Guide: Complete Nutrition for Your Active Lifestyle

Whether you're a professional athlete, weightlifter, sports enthusiast, or just beginning to work out, you've probably thought about using supplements to enhance your training or hasten recovery from injuries. But one look at the supplement section at the health food store or at your gym may have given you second thoughts. There are so many sports supplements available today: protein powders, amino acids for muscle building, fat-burner nutrients,, and so on. You may have wondered, do I really need to take supplements? Which ones should I take? And how do I know the good one from the not-so-good ones? This book will help you sort through the overwhelming array of sports supplements and come up with a supplement regimen to fit your specific needs and goals. For the active person, it is vital to maintain a good nutrient intake to avoid basic nutritional deficiencies, help prevent injuries, promote the health of specific body systems, and accomplish training goals such as building muscle mass or burning fat. "The Sports Supplement Buyer's Guide" provides a unique integrated approach to supplmentation for athletes, including essential nutrients for building a strong body and supplements for specific fitness goals: fat loss, muscle builing, increased endurance, and hormone control. Plus, there's advice on selecting, buying, and taking supplements in order to reap the most benefits. Supplement programs tailored to the physical requirements of specific sports are also included.

Amazon Sales Rank: #756018 in Books Published on: 2007-07-15 Original language: English Number of items: 1 Binding: Paperback 236 pages

About the Author Stephen Adele has been helping individuals improve their physiques and performance over the last fifteen years and is the CEO of supplement manufacturer iSatori Technologies. He is coauthor of The 21-Day Ultimate Energy Plan and The Lean System. Rehan JaIaIi is a nationally recognized sports nutritionist who has worked with dozens of Olympic and professional athletes. He is also a natural bodybuilder, founder of the Supplement Research Foundation (, and author of The Six-Pack Diet Plan (Basic Health Publications, 2005).

Most helpful customer 6 of 7 people found this review helpful. Sports Nutrition Encyclopedia S. Ishaq As a formulator of nutritional supplements and sports nutrition products, I have collection of hundreds of books and magazines on nutrition. I thought that this book is a reference point, excellent sports nutrition. It is concise, easy to understand and fill out the "need to know" information that will give you the truth about the ingredients and products are available in your sports nutrition and health food stores. I highly recommend anyone who is serious about educating themselves in relation to dietary performance or those who just want results! 3 of 3 people found this review helpful. Full and effective Asim Khan I just finished reading this book. It really is an incredible source of information for anyone who is serious about health, nutrition and athletics. What I like is that much of the information about supplementation research is supported by outstanding athletes and I would recommend it to anyone looking to improve their performance. 5 of 6 people found the following review helpful. Very valuable to the athlete eager to Bari Jawed This book contains very useful information about the supplements that athletes often. I am currently in the process of training for my next triathlon and have a lot of information in this book very valuable. My training consists of swimming, cycling, running and lifting, and is very difficult to determine the exact additions needed to find to support this scheme. Adele Jalali and have a very technical information and translated into terms comprehensible to people who do not have a biology / chemistry based educational background, to communicate without the details of how the human body with respect to the data supplement. I recommend this book to anyone who wants to use supplements to their training regimen with a morass of information via the Internet support this book a "go to" reference for anyone looking for information, without all stuck with the wrong information on the net. See all 8 reviews ....