Nancy Clark's Food Guide for Marathoners, 4th Ed

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Nancy Clark combines her personal experiences and professional expertise to teach you how to eat well and enhance our energy.

Complete an entire marathon with energy to spare. Nancy Clark shows you how in this book, offering you the best advice on topics such as balancing carbohydrates, carbohydrate loading, protein and fat in your diet, choosing the best snacks and losing weight while staying energetic. You'll learn what, when , and how to eat so you'll enjoy not only the ...

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Overview

Nancy Clark combines her personal experiences and professional expertise to teach you how to eat well and enhance our energy.

Complete an entire marathon with energy to spare. Nancy Clark shows you how in this book, offering you the best advice on topics such as balancing carbohydrates, carbohydrate loading, protein and fat in your diet, choosing the best snacks and losing weight while staying energetic. You'll learn what, when , and how to eat so you'll enjoy not only the process of training for the marathon but also participating in the marathon itself – with energy to spare!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781841263229
  • Publisher: Meyer & Meyer Sport
  • Publication date: 4/15/2011
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 168
  • Sales rank: 496,951
  • Product dimensions: 6.50 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Author of the best-selling Nancy Clark's Sports Nutrition Guidebook, Nancy Clark, MS, RD, based in the Boston area, has been referred to as one of America's leading sports nutritionists. Clark's private practice is at Healthworks Fitness Center in Chestnut Hill, MA, where she counsels both casual exercisers and competitive athletes. As a registered dietitian with additional training in exercise physiology, Clark is board certified as a specialist in sports dietetics. She is a Fellow of both the American Dietetic Association and the American College of Sports Medicine.
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Table of Contents

Foreword 6

Preface 7

Acknowledgments 8

Section I Everyday Eating for Marathoners

1 Day-to-Day Eating for Health and High Energy 9

2 Breakfast: The Meal of Champions 21

3 How to Manage Lunch, Snacks, and Dinner 29

4 Vitamins and Supplements for Marathoners 41

Section II Balancing Carbs, Protein, Fats, and Fluids

5 Carbohydrate Confusion 49

6 Protein for Marathoners 57

7 Fats and Your Sports Diet 67

8 Water and Sports Drinks 75

Section III Fueling Long Walks and Runs

9 Fueling Before You Exercise 81

10 Foods and Fluids During Long Walks and Runs 89

11 Recovering from Exhaustive Training 97

12 Marathon Week: Nutrition Preparations 105

13 Tips for the Traveling Marathoner 115

Section IV Weight and Marathoners

14 Creating a Calorie Budget 121

15 Weight Reduction for Marathoners 127

16 Dieting Gone Awry 137

17 How to Gain Weight Healthfully 145

Afterword 149

Additional Resources 150

Recommended Reading 150

Internet Resources 151

Selected References 152

Photo & Illustration Credits 153

Index 154

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