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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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