Human Kinetics, publisher of world-renowned sports nutritionist Dr. Dan Benardot, releases E-book version of "Advanced Sports Nutrition-2nd Edition"

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  • New York, NY (1888PressRelease) December 27, 2011 - Dan Benardot, author and world-renowned sports nutritionist has just released the eBook version of Advanced Sports Nutrition-2nd Edition. Known for his work with national teams and Olympic medaling athletes, Dr. Benardot has yet again put his winning strategies to paper, making them available to the entire world. This version is updated with the latest research, topics, and innovations in sports nutrition. The 2nd Edition of Advanced Sports Nutrition offers groundbreaking strategies for those serious about physical activity, making it a must read for athletes, coaches, and sports medicine professionals.

    "For the first time in any book, this edition focuses on the importance of targeting optimal energy and nutrient distribution hourly rather than viewing optimal nutrient intakes in daily totals. Appropriate distribution of energy nutrients is associated with better body composition and weight, and improved central-nervous system function, all of which are associated with improved athletic performance" explains Dr. Benardot. Included are many more food plans for athletes in different sports disciplines, and a new chapter on how to deal with the GI distress that is common to many athletic endeavors.

    The 1st edition of Advanced Sports Nutrition, which led the sports nutrition world for the last 6 years, was translated into many languages and sold worldwide. The 2nd edition, because of its novel concepts in energy balance, is expected to be even more successful and have a greater impact. In Advanced Sports Nutrition-2nd Edition, Dr. Dan Benardot includes the latest nutrition concepts that athletes in any sport can understand and apply to their training plan. He breaks down the chemistry of improved performance into winning principles that ensure that athlete's key energy systems are properly stocked at all times.

    The eBook version can be found on the Human Kinetics official website ( The hardcopy version, set to be released on December 29th 2011, will be available at all major bookstores and web-based book sellers (including

    About Dr. Dan Benardot
    Dan Benardot, PhD, DHC, RD, LD, FACSM, is Full Professor of Nutrition at Georgia State University (GSU). After receiving his PhD from Cornell University, Dr. Benardot quickly became a celebrity in the sports nutrition field. At the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games Benardot worked with the United States women's artistic gymnastics team, where the US won its first team gold medal in their history. He was the nutritionist with the U.S marathoners at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games where, for the first time in its history, the US won 2 marathon medals. He now works with the US national figure skating team members and coaches as they prepare for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games. The United States Olympic Committee, the Gatorade Sports Science Institute, and the American Cancer Society are among the organizations that have funded Dr. Benardot's research.

    To request more information on Advanced Sports Nutrition-2nd Edition and Dr. Dan Benardot, contact Zoe Kellerhals at zoe ( @ ) eliteprnyc dot com.

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