Endurance Sports Nutrition - 2nd Edition / Edition 2

Endurance Sports Nutrition - 2nd Edition / Edition 2

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by Suzanne Girard Eberle
     
 

Find your endurance advantage in the foods you eat. Endurance Sports Nutrition will help you select the best foods, fluids, and supplements to train longer, recover more quickly, avoid injuries, and achieve your performance goals in any endurance endeavor.

Sports dietitian and former elite runner Suzanne Girard Eberle provides a proven fueling program that

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Overview

Find your endurance advantage in the foods you eat. Endurance Sports Nutrition will help you select the best foods, fluids, and supplements to train longer, recover more quickly, avoid injuries, and achieve your performance goals in any endurance endeavor.

Sports dietitian and former elite runner Suzanne Girard Eberle provides a proven fueling program that addresses the unique needs of endurance athletes:

-Road and trail running: 5K to 100+ miles

-Cycling and mountain biking: time trials to multiday rides

-Duathlon and triathlon: sprint to Ironman

-Winter sports: Nordic ski races to mountain ascents

-Water sports: rowing and long-distance swimming

-Environmental conditions: extreme temperatures and high altitude
Complete with customizable menu plans, profiles and advice from elite endurance athletes, and strategies for avoiding the most common pitfalls of endurance athletes, Endurance Sports Nutrition will fuel your best performance.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780736064712
Publisher:
Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date:
02/19/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Suzanne Girard Eberle, MS, RD, is a sports dietitian who practices what she teaches. As a multisport athlete, Girard Eberle has 30 years of competitive endeavors under her belt. As a USA Track & Field 5,000-meter champion and member of three national teams, she has raced in countries around the world. Today, she runs 50 miles per week, is an avid cyclist, and enjoys hiking and climbing (rock and alpine). She has reached the summits of Mount Blanc, the highest mountain in the Alps, and Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa.

She has served as contributing editor for Running Times and her nutrition advice has been featured in USA Today, Newsweek, Runner's World, Men's Fitness, SELF, SHAPE, and Marathon & Beyond. The founder of Eat, Drink, Win!, Girard Eberle holds a master's degree in clinical nutrition from Boston University. She is a longtime member of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), the American Dietetic Association (ADA), and SCAN: Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutritionists. She lives and plays outside in Portland, Oregon, with her husband, John, and whippet, Asa Babu.

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Table of Contents

Part I: Endurance-Specific Nutrition Strategies
Chapter 1. Strengthening Your Nutrition Base
Chapter 2. Meeting Energy Needs of Distance Demands
Chapter 3. Boosting Your Strength-to-Weight Ratio
Chapter 4. Timing Fuel and Fluids for Optimal Results
Chapter 5. Using Supplements Effectively
Chapter 6. Solving Peak Performance Challenges
Chapter 7. Endurance Eating for Vegetarians
Chapter 8. Planning Meals for Endurance Athletes

Part II: Condition-Specific Nutrition Plans
Chapter 9. Shorter-Range Events
Chapter 10. Long-Distance Events
Chapter 11. Ultraendurance Events
Chapter 12. Multiday and Multileg Endurance Events
Chapter 13. Rowing and Long-Distance Swimming
Chapter 14. Extreme Heat
Chapter 15. Extreme Cold
Chapter 16. High Altitude

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