Sports Nutrition Guidebook

ISBN-10: 0736074155
ISBN-13: 9780736074155
Edition: 4th 2008
Authors: Nancy Clark
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date: 3/14/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 472
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Previous editions have sold over 500,000 copies. Contains new analysis on trendy diets like South Beach, Ultra Slim Fast, anti-aging, and thermogenics. Features numerous updates on vitamins, supplements, energy drinks, organic foods, pro-biotics, and the role of carbohydrate during exercise. Includes the new food pyramid, revised guidelines from the American Heart Association, and new information on hydration and fluid intake. Content is accessible, applicable, and relevant to a large audience of athletes and active people.

Nancy Clark, a Simmons College graduate, is director of Nutrition Services at SportsMedicine Brookline in Boston, Massachusetts. Clark, who specializes in nutrition for exercise, is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Dietetic Association and a member of Sports and Cardiovascular Nutritionists. Using her expertise in sports nutrition, Clark has written numerous articles for magazines and has written the books Nancy Clark's Sports Nutrition Guidebook and The New York Marathon Cookbook. In addition, Clark has consulted on sports nutrition with various athletes, including Olympic skater Kitty Caruther, PGA golfer Brad Faxon, and tennis player Tim Mayotte.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Everyday Eating for Active People
Building a High-Energy Food Plan
Eating to Stay Healthy for the Long Run
Breakfast: The Key to a Successful Sports Diet
Lunch and Dinner: At Home and on the Run
Snacks and Snack Attacks
Carbohydrate to Fuel Muscles
Protein to Build and Repair Muscles
Replacing Sweat Losses
The Science of Eating for Sports Success
Fueling Before Exercise
Fueling During and After Exercise
Supplements, Performance Enhancers, and Engineered Sports Foods
Age-Specific Nutritional Needs
Balancing Weight and Activity
Assessing Your Body: Fat, Fit, or Fine?
Adding Bulk, Not Fat
Losing Weight Without Starving
Dieting Gone Awry: Eating Disorders and Food Obsessions
Winning Recipes for Peak Performance
Breads and Breakfasts
Pasta, Rice, and Potatoes
Vegetables and Salads
Chicken and Turkey
Fish and Seafood
Beef and Pork
Beans and Tofu
Beverages and Smoothies
Snacks and Desserts
For More Information
Selected References
Engineered Sports Fuels and Fluids
Index
About the Author

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