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Performance Nutrition for Soccer Players
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1: General Nutrition. 8
The Macronutrients. 9
Types of Carbohydrates. 11
Contains Whole Grain. 13
Serving Sizes. 14
Types of Fiber. 16
Types of Protein. 18
Types of Fats. 23
Foods that may contain trans fats include: 24
Serving Sizes. 25
Monitoring Hydration Status. 26
The Micronutrients: Vitamins and Minerals. 27
Chapter 2: Nutrition Periodization. 29
Eating to support your training load. 30
Eating to learn. 30
Eating to control blood sugar. 30
Daily Eating. 31
Chapter 3: Nutrient Timing for Soccer. 39
Chapter 4: Supplements. 44
Supplement Contamination. 44
What to Look for and What to Avoid. 46
Supplement Categories. 47
References/Recommended Resources. 49
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Bob Seebohar MS, RD, CSSD, CSCS
Bob grew up a competitive soccer player having played for 18 years. He also coached youth and collegiate soccer players for six years. During that time, he was the head coach for the Colorado State University women’s soccer club where he led the team to be national champions. Currently, he is a competitive endurance athlete specializing in triathlon and cyclocross racing. He has completed hundreds of endurance events ranging from sprint triathlons to Ironman to 100-mile running and mountain bike races. He is a sport dietitian who practices what he teaches.
Bob Seebohar is a nationally known board certified specialist in sports dietetics, a strength and conditioning specialist and a USA Triathlon Certified Elite Level III and Youth/Junior Certified Coach. He was previously the Director of Sports Nutrition at the University of Florida and most recently, a sport dietitian for the US Olympic Committee. In 2008, Bob traveled to the Summer Olympics with Team USA and was the sport dietitian for the Olympic Triathlon Team. He currently owns Fuel4mance, a sports nutrition consulting company, Elite Multisport Coaching, an endurance coaching company for adult athletes and Kids that TRI, a non-profit youth triathlon organization.
Bob has an undergraduate degree in Exercise and Sport Science, a masters degree in Health and Exercise Science and a second masters degree in Food Science and Human Nutrition, all from Colorado State University.
Additionally, Bob is an accomplished writer having authored many books including “Nutrition Periodization for Athletes”, “Metabolic Efficiency Training: Teaching the Body to Burn More Fat”, “Performance Nutrition: Applying the Science of Nutrient Timing”, “Metabolic Efficiency Training Recipe Book”, “Sodium Loading Protocol for Endurance Athletes”, “Caffeine Protocol for Endurance Athletes”, and “ Neuromuscular, Dynamic and Functional Strength Training Exercises for Endurance Athletes”. He has also written many chapter for sports nutrition textbooks and produced the DVD, “Strength Training for Triathletes” in conjunction with USA Triathlon.