The U.S. Navy SEAL Guide to Nutrition was originally developed for Navy SEAL trainees to help them meet the rigorous demands of the Naval Special Warfare (NSW) community. This comprehensive guide covers all the basics of physical well-being as well as advice for the specific challenges encountered in extreme conditions and mission-related activities. With a special emphasis on nutrition and healthy eating, everyone will benefit from these tried and true methods of guiding your body to peak physical condition.
Topics covered include:
The relationship between energy expenditure and energy intake
Body size and body mass index
Energy-providing macronutrients and micronutrients
When and how much to drink
Nutritional considerations for endurance activities and strength training
Food for the field
Compiled by physicians and physiologists chosen for their intimate knowledge of the NSW and SEAL community, this manual is an excellent resource for anyone who wants to boost his or her health, nutrition, and general well-being.
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