Practical nutritional recommendations for the athlete.

  title={Practical nutritional recommendations for the athlete.},
  author={Ronald J. Maughan and Louise M. Burke},
  journal={Nestle Nutrition Institute workshop series},
The aim of training is to achieve optimum performance on the day of competition via three processes or paradigms; training hard to create the required training stimulus, training smart to maximize adaptations to the training stimulus, and training specifically to fine- turn the behaviors or physiology needed for competition strategies. Dietary strategies for competition must target the factors that would otherwise cause fatigue during the event, promoting an enhancement of performance by… 

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