Nutrition plays a key role in allowing the numerous training hours to be translated into useful adaptive responses of various tissues in the athlete. Research over the last decade has shown many examples of the dietary interventions to modulate the skeletal muscle adaptive response prolonged exercise training. Proper nutritional coaching should be throughout both training and competition, each with their specific regarding nutrient provision. Such dietary support will improve exercise efficiency and, as such, further increase performance capacity. Here, we an overview on the properties of various nutritional interventions that useful to support the adaptive response to exercise training and as such, to augment exercise training efficiency. Copyright (c) 2013 Vevey/S. Karger AG, Basel.
|Title of host publication||Limits of Human Endurance|
|Editors||L.J.C. van Loon, R. Meeusen|
|Place of Publication||Oxford|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 2013|
|Series||Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series|