Concluding remarks: nutritional strategies to support the adaptive prolonged exercise training

L.J.C. van Loon, K.D. Tipton

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLimits of Human Endurance
EditorsL.J.C. van Loon, R. Meeusen
Place of PublicationOxford
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2013

Publication series

SeriesNestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series

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