Fuel for Young Athletes
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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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List price: $21.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date: 10/14/2003
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
|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|
|About the Author|