Endurance Sports Nutrition: 3rd Edition - Paperback Book
Focuses on the nutrition, health and diet of endurance sport athletes such as cyclists and triathletes.
Endurance Sports Nutrition will guide you in selecting the optimal foods, drinks, and supplements so you can train longer, recover more quickly, avoid injuries, and achieve your performance goals in any endurance endeavour.
Sports dietitian and former elite runner Suzanne Girard Eberle presents a fuelling program that addresses the unique concerns of endurance athletes:
Road and trail running, from 5K to 100+ miles
Cycling and mountain biking, from time trials to multiday rides
Duathlon and triathlon, from sprint to Ironman
Winter sports, from Nordic ski races to mountain ascents
Water sports, including rowing and open-water swimming
Environmental conditions, including extreme temperatures and high altitude
The third edition includes meal planning recommendations for vegetarian athletes and those with food allergies and intolerances as well as profiles, advice from elite endurance athletes, and strategies for avoiding the most common pitfalls of training. Endurance Sports Nutrition will fuel your best performance.
Part I Nutrition Strategies for Endurance Athletes
Chapter 1 Eating Smart, Training Smart, Racing Smart
Chapter 2 Meeting Energy Demands
Chapter 3 Weighty Matters: Losing, Gaining, and Maintaining
Chapter 4 Timing Fuel and Fluids for Optimal Results
Chapter 5 Using Supplements Effectively
Chapter 6 Solving Peak Performance Challenges
Chapter 7 Endurance Eating for Vegetarians
Chapter 8 Meal Planning for Endurance Athletes
Part II Nutrition Plans for Specific Events and Conditions
Chapter 9 Shorter-Range Endurance Events
Chapter 10 Long-Distance Endurance Events
Chapter 11 Ultraendurance Events
Chapter 12 Multiday and Multileg Endurance Events
Chapter 13 Rowing and Open Water Swimming
Chapter 14 Extreme Heat
Chapter 15 Extreme Cold
Chapter 16 High Altitude
Appendix A: Measurement Conversion Charts
Appendix B: Facts About Vitamins and Minerals
Appendix C: Eating on the Run
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