The unique nature of mixed sports makes determining nutritional requirements more complex than for either pure strength/power or endurance athletes. Applied Nutrition for Mixed Sports examines the topic in detail, with a focus on application and all aspects of nutrition for these sports are built-up to provide a template for optimal daily nutrition. The package includes an 80-page book along with a 2-DVD seminar.
Consuming the proper amounts, types and timing of protein can impact on all aspects of strength and endurance performance, along with recovery, immune function and other processes critical to athletes and optimal athletic performance. Fully referenced and based on the cutting edge of nutritional science, The Protein Book addresses all of these issues and more.
Contrary to what most dieters seem to believe, research has routinely found that dieters who are too rigid in their behaviors, expecting perfection, not accepting even the slightest slip actually do worse than people who take more flexible approaches to dieting. A Guide to Flexible Dieting explains how being less strict about your diet can actually make it more effective.
While many would argue that a moderate approach to fat loss is always best, there are clear situations where rapid fat loss is either needed or simply desired. Research also suggests that a faster initial fat loss leads to better long-term results. The Rapid Fat Loss Handbook is a scientific approach to quick weight loss that generates a 4-7 lb. fat loss and 11-20 lbs. of weight loss in only 2 weeks.
Lean dieters have struggled with the problem of stubborn lower body and abdominal fat for years. While many simplistic explanations and solutions have been offered, most were based on lore and myth rather than science. Based on current research into fat cell physiology The Stubborn Fat Solution contains 4 targeted protocols of training and diet for burning off stubborn body fat once and for all.
When dieters attempt to achieve extremely low body fat levels, hunger, muscle loss, and crashing hormones are all part of a coordinated set of physiological adaptations that occur in the body. The Ultimate Diet 2.0 not only explains the physiology behind those adaptations but will give you a specific training and diet program to sidestep them and achieve your goals once and for all.
Low-carbohydrate diets continue to be popular and more and more research supports their having a benefit. However, such diets are still clouded in a haze of myth, lore and outright lies. The Ketogenic Diet is the only book to take an objective scientific look at all aspects of low-carbohydrate from physiology and metabolism to training and how to set up different types of low-carbohydrate diets.
Nominally about a 30 year old drug that has been used to treat Parkinson's disease and high prolactin levels, Bromocriptine actually deals with the issue of how the body regulates bodyweight, hunger and how those systems change with dieting. As it turns out, the drug bromocriptine happens to trick one of those systems and can help to eliminate many of the problems that occur with dieting.