Copyright: 2008; Pages: 472.
Boost your energy, manage stress, build muscle, lose fat, and improve your performance with the all-time best-selling sports nutrition guide! Nancy Clark's Sports Nutrition Guidebook will help you make the right food choices in grocery stores, restaurants, drive-thrus, and your own kitchen.
Whether you're preparing for competition or simply eating on the go, let sport's leading nutritionist show you how to get maximum benefit from the foods you choose and the meals you make. You'll learn how to eat before exercise and events as well as how to refuel afterward for optimal recovery.
Updated and on the cutting edge, the fourth edition includes the latest sports nutrition research on hydration and fluid intake, vitamins, supplements, energy drinks, organic foods, and the role of carbohydrate and protein during exercise. You'll also learn about the new food pyramid and the American Heart Association's latest dietary guidelines.
If you're seeking advice on losing weight, getting energized to exercise, or improving your health and performance, Nancy Clark's Sports Nutrition Guidebook has the answers you can trust. Connect with Nancy on her Author Blog for even more advice!
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. Carbohydrate 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 Starving
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