Power Eating: How to Play Hard and Eat Smart for the Time of Your Life

Power Eating: How to Play Hard and Eat Smart for the Time of Your Life

by Barbara J. Lauer, Yves Talbot

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Power Eating: How to Play Hard and Eat Smart for the Time of Your Life by Barbara J. Lauer, Yves Talbot

Power Eating promotes the merits of exercise and helps you choose the right food. Choosing the right food provides a high octane fuel without being boring or tedious.

Power Eating offers sound guidelines for better living. The book takes you through the physiology of sport, gives you a short course in the basics of nutrition -- clearing up myths and misconceptions - and shares the wisdom of the sports sages on power eating. The book gives an overview of the eight "hottest" sports and what you can expect from them in the way of injuries and fitness benefits. The book recommends stretching exercises and menus for training for each of these activities.

Being fit means having the capacity to enjoy life to its fullest, having the energy to set new limits for yourself, performing at new levels in all areas of your life: sports, the office, both with friends and at home with your partner. Use this book to train yourself, to develop a healthy body and a new satisfaction with life. The book includes the following sports:

  • racquet sports
  • jogging
  • power walking
  • weight training
  • swimming
  • aerobic dance
  • bicycling
  • skiing.

The recipes include snacks, super fit soups, salads, eggs, cheese and pizza, vegetables, pasta and grains, meat, fish poultry, sauces and accompaniments, and baked goods and desserts.

This revised edition of Power Eating is packed full of terrific meal ideas and nutritional information for athletes of all levels.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781552631119
Publisher: Key Porter Books
Publication date: 04/01/2000
Edition description: Revised Edition
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Frances Berhkoff counsels in normal and therapeutic nutrition and acts as consultant to the S.C. Cooper Family Sports Medicine Clinic. She is the consulting nutritionist for the Toronto Blue Jays.

Barbara Lauer is a broadcast journalist for radio and a public relations practitioner. She is Food and Nutrition columnist for "Images" and "Health Watch" magazines.

Dr.Yves Talbot is the Chief of Family Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto and Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Toronto.

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