Excerpt: Competitive and elite sport is a multi-billion dollar industry, which has seen numerous advancements in sport technology, training principles and nutrition over the last few decades. These improvements have created a new generation of athletes that are stronger, faster and more skilled than ever before. Mark McClusky is a veteran journalist, editor and author of the book Faster, Higher, Stronger - How Sport Science is Creating a New Generation of Superathletes - and What We Can Learn from Them. In his book, McClusky dives into the world of elite sports to find out what it really takes to become a top athlete in the 21st century.
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