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Fuelling Young Athletes - Paperback Book

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  • Discusses the importance of a well-balanced and nutritional diet for a growing athlete, and addresses issues regarding health, as well as showing you how to implement a healthy and well-rounded meal plan.

    Young athletes are always on the go. School, family, and sports eat up a lot of time. For parents and coaches, it can be a challenge to make sure kids are eating healthfully enough to perform at their best on and off the field. Fuelling Young Athletes provides the help you need.

    In this practical guide, Heather Mangieri—a sport dietitian and mother of three active kids—breaks down the nutrition needs of young athletes and explains what the latest research suggests. You’ll analyze current eating habits and preferences and how and where these can be improved. You’ll learn how healthier meals and snacks can equate to improved performance while still being convenient and appetizing.

    Fueling Young Athletes addresses the issues that families and athletes most often face, such as late-night practices, inconvenient school lunchtimes, demanding tournament schedules and travel leagues, and lack of sleep. Best of all, you’ll find a collection of easy recipes for smoothies and sport drinks, all with common ingredients and nutrition information.

    Weight management, supplementation, fuelling, hydration—it’s all here. Fueling Young Athletes is practical and realistic. If you are a parent or coach, it’s the one guide you should not be without.

    Contents

    Acknowledgements
    Preface
    Foreword

    Part I Sports Nutrition for Today’s Athlete
    Chapter 1 Building a Champion
    Chapter 2 Day-to-Day Nutrition for Healthy Growth

    Part II Nutrition Needs for Sports and Individual Goals
    Chapter 3 Fueling and Hydrating for Your Sport
    Chapter 4 Adjusting Body Composition to Reach Your Goals
    Chapter 5 Fueling Your Game Day Performance
    Chapter 6 Understanding Supplements
    Chapter 7 Identifying and Dealing with Disordered Eating

    Part III Customize Your Sports Nutrition Plan
    Chapter 8 Creating Your Personal Plan
    Chapter 9 Breaking Down Healthy Eating Barriers

    Part IV Recipes
    Chapter 10 Liquid Fuel Recipes
    Chapter 11 Solid Fuel Recipes

    Bibliography
    Index
    About the Author

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