Nutritional Strategies to Enhance Performance

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November 12, 2018 – 2nd Ibero-American Symposium in Sports and Physical Activity: Nutrition and Training – Medellín, Colombia

This presentation overviews the 2018 ISSN Exercise & Sport Nutrition Review guidelines and describes ergogenic strategies to enhance resistance/power performance, endurance performance, and recovery.   This includes nutritional guidelines for general training, athletes, and nutrient timing.  Additionally, goals for enhancing training and performance are described for strength/power athletes and endurance athletes.  Nutritional ergogenic aids for strength/power athletes reviewed include beta-alanine, creatine, nitrates, and sodium bicarbonate.  Nutritional ergogenic aids reviewed for endurance athletes include glucose electrolyte solutions, caffeine, sodium phosphate, nitrates, and creatine.  Recovery nutritional strategies include rehydration, carbohydrate, post-exercise protein or essential amino acids, creatine, tart cherry, and nitrates.

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