The science of sports nutrition teaches that WHEN you eat is as important as WHAT you eat. This cutting edge course uses the latest dietetic research to improve your clients' training and performance. With guidelines specific to training and competition, as well as sample meal and snack plans, you'll see how certain nutrients in precise amounts at specific times can improve consistency of energy, speed recovery, increase the building effects of strength training, diminish muscle breakdown, improve immune function, and minimize your risk of injury. This is your guide to peak athletic training and performance. 237 pages, softcover.