Sports Nutrition for Endurance Athletes

Sports Nutrition for Endurance Athletes

by Monique Ryan

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ISBN-13: 9781931382960
Publisher: VeloPress
Publication date: 03/28/2007
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 357
Product dimensions: 7.38(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

founder of personal nutrition designs

Table of Contents

Contents Introduction

PART I YOUR DAILY PERFORMANCE DIET: Optimal Food and Fluid Choices for Endurance Training and Health Chapter 1 Daily Hydration Essentials: Drinking It In Chapter 2 Energy Nutrients for Optimal Health and Performance: Building a Solid Nutrition Base Chapter 3 Vitamins, Minerals, and Electrolytes: The Nuts, Bolts, and Spark Plugs of Your Diet

PART II YOUR TRAINING DIET: Fine-Tuning Your Diet for Top Performance Chapter 4 The Daily Training Diet: Eating for Optimal Recovery Chapter 5 Timing Food and Fluid Intake for Training and Competition: Fine-Tuning Your Food Plan for Optimal Performance Chapter 6 Weight, Muscle Building, and Changing Body Composition: Boosting Your Strength-to-Weight Ratio Chapter 7 Ergogenic Aids: Separating Fact from Fiction

PART III SPORT-SPECIFIC NUTRITIONAL GUIDELINES: Putting Your Sports Nutrition Plan into Action Chapter 8 Nutrition for Triathlon Chapter 9 Nutrition for Road Cycling, Mountain Biking, Track Cycling, and Cyclo-Cross Chapter 10 Nutrition for Distance Running Chapter 11 Nutrition for Swimming

PART IV SPECIAL NUTRITION CONSIDERATIONS Chapter 12 The Athlete (age, Celiac, vegetarian, pregnancy, etc)
Chapter 13 Problem-solving Nutrition for Better Health (eating disorders, hypertension, osteoporosis, injury recovery, e.g.)
Chapter 14 Climate and Travel (heat, cold, altitude, eating on the road, e.g.)

Appendixes Appendix A Glycemic Index of Foods Appendix B Comparison of Vitamins and Minerals Appendix C Comparison of Sports Nutrition Products Appendix D Creating the Optimal Training Diet Appendix E Sample Menus

Selected Bibliography Index About the Author

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