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Rates of walking and cycling were analyzed in 14 countries. Rates were highest in Switzerland, the Netherlands, and Spain, and lowest in the US, Australia, and Canada. Not surprisingly, the rates of diabetes and obesity were lowest in the countries where people did the most walking and cycling. (source: Am J Pub Health, Oct. 2010)












 
 
Sports Nutrition Guidebook, 4th ed


Author: Clark N
Category: Sports Nutrition
Audience: Elite Athlete
Length: 461 pages
Publisher: Human Kinetics
  Year Published: 2008
List Price: $19.95

AthleteInMe.com® Rating: Excellent!

Sports Nutrition Guidebook is now in its 4th edition. It has sold over 500,000 copies. This is a very good sports nutrition book for weekend warriors as well as elite athletes.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Nancy Clark, MS, RD, is a recognized expert in sports nutrition. She earned a masters degree in nutrition from Boston University. Currently, she is the director of nutrition services at SportsMedicine Associates in Brookline, MA. She is also an athlete herself: she has biked across America, run marathons, and hiked the Himalayas.

CONTENT

PART I:  EVERYDAY EATING FOR ACTIVE PEOPLE

  • Chapter 1:  Building a High-Energy Food Plan
  • Chapter 2:  Eating to Stay Healthy for the Long Run
  • Chapter 3:  Breakfast:  The Key to a Successful Sports Diet
  • Chapter 4:  Lunch and Dinner:  At Home and on the Run
  • Chapter 5:  Snacks and Snack Attacks
  • Chapter 6:  Carbohydrates to Fuel Muscles
  • Chapter 7:  Protein to Build and Repair Muscles
  • Chapter 8:  Replacing Sweat Losses

PART II:  THE SCIENCE OF EATING FOR SPORTS SUCCESS

  • Chapter 9:  Fueling Before Exercise
  • Chapter 10:  Fueling During and After Exercise
  • Chapter 11:  Supplements, Performance Enhancers, and Engineered Sports Foods
  • Chapter 12:  Age-Specific Nutritional Needs

PART III:  BALANCING WEIGHT AND ACTIVITY

  • Chapter 13:  Assessing Your Body:  Fat, Fit, or Fine?
  • Chapter 14:  Adding Bulk, Not Fat
  • Chapter 15:  Losing Weight Without Starvation
  • Chapter 16:  Dieting Gone Awry:  Eating Disorders and Food Obsessions

PART IV:  WINNING RECIPES FOR PEAK PERFORMANCE

  • Chapter 17:  Breads and Breakfasts
  • Chapter 18:  Pasta, Rice, and Potatoes
  • Chapter 19:  Vegetables and Salads
  • Chapter 20:  Chicken and Turkey
  • Chapter 21:  Fish and Seafood
  • Chapter 22:  Beef and Pork
  • Chapter 23:  Beans and Tofu
  • Chapter 24:  Beverages and Smoothies
  • Chapter 25:  Snacks and Desserts

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Reviewed by: Stan Reents, PharmD 8/5/2015 11:11:43 AM
 
 


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