5 Essentials for a Winning Life: The Nutrition, Fitness, and Life Plan for Discovering the Champion Within

5 Essentials for a Winning Life: The Nutrition, Fitness, and Life Plan for Discovering the Champion Within

by Chris Carmichael, Jim Rutberg

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ISBN-13: 9781594868092
Publisher: Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale
Publication date: 05/27/2008
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 7.22(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.91(d)

About the Author

CHRIS CARMICHAEL, Lance Armstrong's longtime coach and founder of the Carmichael Training Systems, was named the US Olympic Committee's Coach of the Year in 1999. He has presented his "Train Right" methods on NBC Nightly News, CNN, 60 Minutes, The Discovery Channel, ABC's World News Tonight, and other venues. Coauthor of The Lance Armstrong Performance Program and author of the New York Times bestseller Chris Carmichael's Food for Fitness: Eat Right to Train Right, Carmichael lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Jim Rutberg has been working closely with Chris Carmichael for more than 7 years, starting as an athlete and then progressing to a pro coach and Director of Publishing for Carmichael Training Systems, Inc. Rutberg and Carmichael have written innumerable articles and four other books together, including The Ultimate Ride and the national bestseller Chris Carmichael's Food for Fitness. Jim lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado, with his wife, Leslie, and their son.

Table of Contents


Preface     ix
How the 5 Essentials Saved My Life     xiii
Acknowledgments     xv
The Carmichael Performance Program
5 Essentials for Having It All     3
Boost Your Fitness     15
Master Your Nutrition     33
Jump-Start Your Career     55
Fortify Your Relationships     73
Supercharge Your Health     83
Workouts, Meal Plans, and Recipes
The 5 Essentials Challenge Team Story     106
Getting Started     111
Getting Started: Fitness Program     112
Getting Started: Nutrition Program     120
The Next Step
Staying on Top of Your Game     259
Index     307

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