Sports Nutrition For Wrestling
- Sales Rank:1,510,846
- Format:Kindle eBook
- Language:English (Published)
- Media:Kindle Edition
- Publication Date:January 21, 2014
The sport of wrestling places exceptional demands on the human body. Experienced wrestlers and coaches know that success at the highest levels of the sport is almost impossible without the intelligent application of proven sports nutrition practices and meal planning.
This book provides instruction on the basics of sports nutrition, covering fundamentals such as the requirement for the appropriate balance of protein, carbohydrates and fat in a wrestler's daily diet. Included is information on the major food groups and how they can best be utilized by wrestlers over the course of a long season full of weight training, daily practice and drilling sessions, as well as dual meets and tournaments.
It also details how the body utilizes certain types of food, and the proper timing and composition of meals that are consumed before and after competition. The topic of hydration, which is perhaps the most critical aspect of sports nutrition as related to the sport of wrestling, is covered in detail and conveys the importance of adequate hydration to peak performance on the mat.
This guide is written in a clear, easy to understand style and is focused on educating wrestlers and their parents and coaches, on the basic principles of sports nutrition.
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