Nutrition for Exercise and Sports

51 kg during early stages of training longterm safety

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Unformatted text preview: , and safety are not guaranteed  Risky for collegiate and professional athletes!!! Reality Increase PCr in muscles Effec;ve in some individuals but not others. May be useful for vegetarian athletes. Leads to weight gain. Liple known about safety of long ­term use. Baking soda Counter lac;c acid buildup Effec;ve in some situa;ons but causes nausea and diarrhea. Typically taken 1 ­3 hrs before ac;vity. Caffeine Possibly Useful; S;ll Under Study Ra<onale Crea<ne ($25 ­$65 per month) Some;mes Useful Substance Promote mental alertness; increase use of fat for fuel 10 ­15 ounces of coffee 1 hour before exercise benefits some athletes. Less effec;ve in regular users. Excessive intake is against NCAA rules. Side effects include tremors, anxiety, nausea, and GI upset. B...
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