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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. Fueling 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, fueling, hydration—it’s all here. Fueling Young Athletesis practical and realistic. If you are a parent or coach, it’s the one guide you should not be without.


    Contents

    Acknowledgments
    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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