Holistic Fueling For Ironman Triathletes: How to Fuel for Endurance Sports Without Destroying Your Body

Holistic Fueling For Ironman Triathletes: How to Fuel for Endurance Sports Without Destroying Your Body

by Ben Greenfield
     
 
Designed by nationally renowned author, exercise physiologist, sports nutritionist, and triathlon coach, Ben Greenfield, this comprehensive daily nutrition plan for Ironman triathletes goes far beyond simple "meal suggestions".

Instead, you’ll receive an exact weekly plan for base training, building to a race, carb loading, race day fueling, and even

Overview

Designed by nationally renowned author, exercise physiologist, sports nutritionist, and triathlon coach, Ben Greenfield, this comprehensive daily nutrition plan for Ironman triathletes goes far beyond simple "meal suggestions".

Instead, you’ll receive an exact weekly plan for base training, building to a race, carb loading, race day fueling, and even off-season and recovery weeks.

With the life of a busy Ironman triathlete in mind, the meal plan includes minimal meal preparation times and food choices that are easily accessible at commercial grocery stores. In addition, nutritional supplements and ergogenic aids for each period of the training year are included, complete with dosage suggestions.

Most importantly, this plan is designed with your health in mind. You now have the ultimate solution to consuming thousands of calories without destroying your body.

Secrets revealed inside this book include:

• The Three Crucial Concepts that are vital to understanding why you may be destroying your body with traditional Ironman fueling.
• Over 100 pages of step-by-step instructions for shopping, preparing and designing your meals.
• A plan for Base Training, Build Training, Rest Days, Rest Weeks, Race Tapering, Race Week and Race Day.
• And much, much more...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940014373432
Publisher:
Price World Publishing
Publication date:
05/07/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
746 KB

Meet the Author

Ben Greenfield, Voted #1 Personal Trainer in the Nation in 2008, is a prominent expert voice in the burgeoning triathlon industry. Known as "The Brain" of triathlon, he holds a Master's degree in exercise science and biomechanics, an ISSN Sports Nutrition Certification, a Serotta Bike Fit Certification, and the highest attainable certification as a Strength & Conditioning Coach by the NSCA.

Each week his blog at BenGreenfieldFitness.com receives tens of thousands of unique visitors who download his weekly nutrition and training articles and audios. He is the voice and author for "Get-Fit Guy" the #1 fitness podcast in iTunes, owner of "Endurance Planet" an endurance sports media website and a regular contributor to triathlon publications such as LAVA magazine, Everymantri, OnTri, TriFuel, Xtri, and Firstoffthebike. Ben has competed in the Triathlon World Championships of Olympic, Half and Full Ironman distances, and is the #1 ranked triathlete for Triathlon Northwest.

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