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The Science of Fitness: Power, Performance, and Endurance clearly explains the vital connection between diet and exercise in the human body. With this knowledge, you can use the right exercise and nutrition to obtain a higher quality life, prevent disease, and slow the aging process. Authored in a straightforward style and with color images throughout, this book explores the cellular science behind fitness, protein synthesis, and healthy living. With it you will learn the most recent and important discoveries in the relationships between physical fitness, nutrition, weight loss, and weight management. It provides key information on the body's mitochondrial processes and their role in aging, along with well-informed discussions on general nutrition, sports nutrition, exercise physiology, how to enhance athletic performance, and how exercise strengthens the mind. Whether you are interested in how to eat healthy, train for your first (or next) marathon, take your fitness to the next level, find the best super foods, or simply want to improve your vitality through healthy, doable practices, this book will help you on your journey regardless of age or fitness level. * Presents the connection between exercise, nutrition, and physiology in a way that is ideal for both experienced athletes and newcomers* Provides the scientific basis for mitochondrial functions and their relationship to fitness, protein synthesis, quality of life, and the aging process* Synthesizes the latest research on nutrition, sports nutrition, super foods, and the brain/body connection * Co-Authored by legendary cyclist Greg LeMond, who illustrates key points using his own athletic journey

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The Science of Fitness: Power, Performance, and Endurance provides a source of information that goes from mitochondrial function as the center of disease and aging, and provides a scientific explanation as to why and how exercise and nutrition can help people live a longer and sustain a higher quality of life. This approach will help bridge the gap between cellular biology and exercise fitness. The Science of Fitness will give competitive and elite athletes an edge in achieving natural, optimal performance, and also help recreational athletes who want to improve fitness. It will be of great benefit to all wanting to improve overall health and vitality. By learning the science of fitness, you will understand why training makes your body more energized and powerful. * Covers the human cell and explains in detail how fitness is a biologic process* Examines how mitochondria generate human energy, increasing with exercise, and diminishing with inactivity* Identifies effective tools and metrics to prove frequent and strenuous exercise positively maintains health* A case study of Greg LeMond, his racing career, and mitochondrial myopathy

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