More and more of us are looking to sports supplements to gain a competitive advantage and to aid recovery - but do they really work? Media reports and manufacturer claims can be confusing - and often downright wrong. What should you take? What shouldn't you take? What will actually benefit you?
Fully updated to reflect the latest research, Sports Supplements is packed with clear, reliable and unbiased advice that will help you maximise your athletic potential. Renowned sports nutritionist Anita Bean takes you through each supplement and explains what they are, how to use them and if they really work - as well as suggesting other alternatives.
Covering the most popular supplements on the market - from beetroot juice to creatine, caffeine to whey protein, this is the essential guide for anyone considering taking supplements.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 160
Weight: 261 g
Dimensions: 200 x 135 x 8 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition
Highly respected nutritionist Anita Bean cuts through all the jargon... a book no serious athlete should be without * Athletics Weekly 1st edition review *
This kit-bag sized book by Anita Bean is a valuable reference tool for those interested in supplements and nutrition. Easy to read and packed with concise information, it'll help you understand the massive range of supplements on the market -- 220 Triathlon review of 1st edition
The section on what to eat before, during and after exercise is excellent -- Women's Fitness review of 1st edition