Whether you are preparing for competition or simply eating for an active lifestyle, let this leading sports nutritionist show you how to get maximum benefit from the foods you choose and the meals you make. Learn what to eat before and during exercise and events and how to refuel for optimal recovery and find the latest research and recommendations on supplements, energy drinks, organic foods, fluid intake, popular diets, carbohydrate and protein intake, training, competition, fat reduction, and muscle gain. Whether you are seeking advice on getting energized for exercise or improving your health and performance, this new edition of the Sports Nutrition Guidebook has the answers you can trust. Course includes soft-cover textbook, separate testing booklet and free, instant grading. Softcover, 683 pages.