Sports Nutrition for Endurance Athletes Running Cycling Triathlon Swimming

ISBN-10: 1934030821

ISBN-13: 9781934030820

Edition: 3rd 2011

Authors: Monique Ryan

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For endurance athletes committed to better performance, smart nutrition can make the difference between a new personal best or bonking into a disastrous race result. Even small improvements in nutrition can deliver better performance.The third edition ofSports Nutrition for Endurance Athletesis a complete reference for every question on fueling, post-workout recovery nutrition, weight loss, ergogenic aids, vitamins and minerals, and supplements. New material refines nutrition guidelines using the newest research and features a helpful redesign to make the book even easier to use for athletes of all levels. This nutritional bible demystifies sports nutrition, debunking myths and misconceptions to explain the principles that fuel athletes to better performance.Ryan explains optimal diets for each endurance sport: running, cycling, triathlon as well as mountain biking, cyclocross, and swimming. For each sport, Ryan explains what to eat, how much, and when during normal training and on race day. She reveals what to eat before and during workouts, how to balance hydration and electrolytes, and what foods will help athletes recover fastest.
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List price: $21.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: VeloPress
Publication date: 3/1/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

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Your Daily Performance Diet
Optimal Nutrition for Training and Health
Daily Hydration Essentials: Drinking It In
Energy Nutrients for Optimal Health and Performance: Building a Solid Nutrition Base
Vitamins, Minerals, and Electrolytes: The Nuts, Bolts, and Spark Plugs of Your Diet
Your Training Diet
Fine-Timing Your Diet for Top Performance
Your Daily Training Diet: Eating for Optimal Recovery
Food and Fluid Intake for Training and Competition: Timing is Everything
Weight Loss, Muscle Building, and Changing Body Composition: Boosting Your Strength-to-Weight Ratio
Ergogenic Aids: Separating Fact from Fiction
Sport-Specific Nutritional Guidelines
Putting Your Sports Nutrition Plan into Action
Nutrition for Triathlon (and Other Multisport Events)
Nutrition for Cycling (Road Cycling, Mountain Biking, Track Cycling, and Cyclocross)
Nutrition for Distance Running
Nutrition for Swimming
Special Nutritional Considerations
Meeting and Managing the Challenges
The Athlete with Unique Nutrition Considerations
Performance Boosts and Problem-Solving with Nutrition
Nutritional Strategies for Extreme Environments
Glycemic Index of Foods
Glossary of Vitamins and Minerals
Comparison of Sports Nutrition Products
Creating the Optimal Training Diet
Sample Menus
Estimating Sweat Loss-Worksheet
Selected Bibliography
About the Author
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