The Athlete's Guide to Sports Supplements



16.0 CECs / Textbook

The Athlete’s Guide to Sports Supplements provides quick answers to the most common questions, separates fact from fiction, and delivers information you can trust. 

Provided in the textbook are concise descriptions for 120 of today’s most popular supplements. You’ll discover what it is, how it works, potential performance benefits, research studies and outcomes, dosage recommendations, and possible health concerns. You’ll also find recommendations for master’s athletes, those competing in extreme environments, and those with special dietary needs, such as food allergies, diabetes, and vegetarian. 

Each supplement is listed alphabetically, providing quick and easy navigation throughout the book. Alternatively, use the supplement finder to locate supplements for a particular purpose, such as recovery, endurance, and strength. And for ease of searching, many of the supplements are thoroughly cross-referenced by scientific and popular names.

With more than 120 supplements, recommendations for all athletes at all levels, and expert advice that you can immediately apply, The Athlete’s Guide to Sports Supplements is the one training and performance resource you’ll turn to again and again. 


Chapter 1 Understanding Supplements

Chapter 2 Keys to Peak Performance

Chapter 3 A-to-Z Supplement Guide

Chapter 4 Supplements for Special Groups and Environments