Fuel for Young Athletes

ISBN-10: 0736046526

ISBN-13: 9780736046527

Edition: 2004

Authors: Ann Litt
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Description: Young athletes need more than practice to succeed in sport. They need a proper diet that will leave them energized and able to perform their best throughout the entire game.Whether you're a coach, parent, or nutritionist, you can help young athletes fuel for energy, development, and performance through the sound nutritional guidelines presented in Fuel for Young Athletes.Author Ann Litt, a frequently consulted nutritionist, columnist, and mother of two teenage athletes, presents the most essential guidelines for athletes in middle school through high school. Litt provides a complete resource filled with practical advice that coaches, parents, and even athletes themselves can apply directly to the training table. Among the topics she covers are-food and fluid guidelines for young athletes,-food plans tailored to the specific energy needs of 11 sports,-recipe and snack ideas that appeal to teens and give them extra power on the playing fields and courts,-fuel for muscle development and bone growth,-eating for endurance training,-tactics for safely gaining and losing weight,-dietary supplements,-high-performance meal planning,-eating well in fast-food restaurants, and-strategies for disordered eating.Fuel for Young Athletes helps growing athletes meet their nutritional needs and guides them toward both optimal health and athletic success.

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Book details

List price: $21.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date: 10/14/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638

Introduction
Food Functions for Developing Athletes
Nutritional Essentials for Sports
Fluids for Athletes
Fuel for Muscle Development
Eating for Endurance Training
Tactics for Gaining Weight
Lessons on Losing Weight
Dietary Details for Specific Sports
High-Performance Meal Planning
Fast-Break Food Favorites
Beyond the Standard Game Plan
Special Nutritional Needs for Preadolescent Athletes
Strategies for Overcoming Disordered Eating
Championship-Winning Recipes for Young Athletes
Index
About the Author
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