Being a winner in any sport requires rigorous training and the right diet, but these two elements are not the same for all athletes. It is not only the difference in what bodybuilders eat, but how they eat what they eat that sets them apart from other athletes. - Franco Columbu, D.C.
The Bodybuilder’s Nutrition Book is the first book to address the specific nutritional needs of a bodybuilder. Dr. Franco Columbu, well-known expert on nutrition and kinesiology, not to mention two-time Mr. Olympia, presents the most successful strategies and diet plans for achieving a superior physique. How the body utilizes the basic nutrients: proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, minerals, and enzymes is thoroughly discussed. Using the most up-to-date information on the subject, Dr. Columbu guides bodybuilders in developing a personalized diet that matches his or her needs. He also provides menus and meal plans that are geared to individual body types, exercise regimens, and levels of competitiveness.