Mitochondrial Fitness: The Science Of Athletic Energy

Hardcover | November 1, 2016

byGreg Lemond, Mark HomEditorGreg Lemond

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Mitochondrial Fitness: The Science of Athletic Energy will take you inside the human cell, providing a deeper knowledge, revealing the biological basis of athletic genetic gift, the science of sports nutrition and dietary requirements, the various fuels cells consumed and stored protein synthetic function, and the processes of recovery and rebuilding. Focusing on cellular and subcellular levels of athletic energy, this reference text will cover everything from sports nutrition and hydration at the cellular level to a core understanding of mitochondria. In addition to helping physiologists, biologists, and physicians understand the true science behind fitness, this book will assist elite athletes in achieving natural, optimal performance as well as recreational athletes to improve overall fitness, health, and vitality. Reveals the biological basis of althletic genetic gift, the science of sport nutrition and dietary requirements, the fuel cells consume and store, protein synthetic function, and the processes of recovery and building. Explains the relationship between diseases and toxins that impair mitochondria, one of the contributors to the epidemics of metabolic syndrome, obesity, type 2 diabetes, many degenerative diseases, as well as the latest theory of aging. Helps physiologists, biologists, and physicians understand the true science behind fitness and assists athletes in achieving natural, optimal performance as well as recreational athletes to improve overall fitness, health, and vitality.

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Mitochondrial Fitness: The Science of Athletic Energy will take you inside the human cell, providing a deeper knowledge, revealing the biological basis of athletic genetic gift, the science of sports nutrition and dietary requirements, the various fuels cells consumed and stored protein synthetic function, and the processes of recovery...

Greg LeMond is a legendary and pioneering bicyclist, three-time winner of the Tour de France (1986, 1989, and 1990), three-time World Cycling Champion (1979 junior, 1983, and 1989), author of "Greg LeMond's Complete Book of Bicycling" (1988, with Kent Gordis), founder of the LeMond Fitness company, bicycle technology innovator, and fit...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:352 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:November 1, 2016Publisher:Elsevier Science & TechLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128010304

ISBN - 13:9780128010303

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Exercise, the Body's Daily Requirement

Chapter 2: The Human Machine

Chapter 3: Inside the Cell

Chapter 4: Amazing Mitochondria

Chapter 5: ATP Synthase - the Athlete's Engine

Chapter 6: Feeding Your Cells

Chapter 7: The Biology of Exercise

Chapter 8: When Things Go Wrong

Chapter 9: Athletic Monitoring

Chapter 10: The Training Programs

Chapter 11: A Life Renewed