Supplements for Endurance Athletes

In Supplements for Endurance Athletes, you can cut through all the hype and find the information you need on 20 top supplements. Find out which supplements to use—and which to avoid—to maximize your advantage. You'll learn what the supplements are, how they work, how to use them, and the precautions necessary for safe and healthy use. Some of the supplements detailed include-branched-chain amino acids,-coenzyme Q10,-carnitine,-glycerol, -glutamine, -caffeine and ephedrine,-ginseng, and-sodium citrate.Whether you're a runner, cyclist, or triathlete, let Supplements for Endurance Athletes cut through all the hype and help you find the performance edge you're looking for.

Amazon Sales Rank: #1605868 in Books Brand: Human Kinetics Published on: 2002-08-15 Original language: English Number of items: 1 Dimensions: .36" h x 6.00" w x 8.98" l, .52 pounds Binding: Paperback 136 pages

About the Author Jose Antonio, PhD, is a well-published research scientist in the sports nutrition field. He holds a BS in biology from the American University, an MS in exercise physiology from Kent State University, and a PhD in endocrinology and metabolism from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Antonio has years of experience in the supplement industry. His current position is senior manager for category development at Active Nutrition. He has also published articles in Men's Fitness, Flex, and Muscle and Fitness magazines. He and his wife, Karla, live in Deerfield Beach, Florida. Jeffrey R. Stout, PhD, is the director of sport science for Nutricia. Considered one of a few experts in sports nutrition, he is widely published in scientific journals such as the Journal of Strength and Conditioning and has also published articles in Men's Fitness, Flex, and Muscle and Fitness magazines. He has been awarded the Young Investigator Award and the Editorial Excellence Award by the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He resides in Boca Raton, Florida.