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Vegetarian Sports Nutrition Guide: Peak Performance for Everyone from Beginners to Gold Medalists
     

Vegetarian Sports Nutrition Guide: Peak Performance for Everyone from Beginners to Gold Medalists

by Lisa Dorfman
 

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Beefing up for competition with vegetables only . . . Few segments of the population are more mindful of their food intake than athletes--whether it is a matter of carbo-loading before a marathon or fine-tuning nutrition to get the most out of a workout. This book combines the unique demands of sports with the vegetarian diet. Registered dietitian and elite

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Beefing up for competition with vegetables only . . . Few segments of the population are more mindful of their food intake than athletes--whether it is a matter of carbo-loading before a marathon or fine-tuning nutrition to get the most out of a workout. This book combines the unique demands of sports with the vegetarian diet. Registered dietitian and elite vegetarian athlete Lisa Dorfman provides step-by-step information on how to exercise, train, and compete at your best by eating a plant-based diet. She reveals how to customize a nutrition program to a specific sport and how to calculate a personal dietary plan for training and competition. In addition, The Vegetarian Sports Nutrition Guide reveals the training secrets and recipes from seventeen Olympic and world-class athletes competing in a variety of sports. * Includes vegetarian recipes, menus, food guides, and cooking tips

Lisa Dorfman, MS, RD, LMHC (Miami, FL), known nationally as The Running Nutritionist, competes in marathons and triathlons nationwide and coaches Olympic-level athletes. She runs her own sports nutrition consulting company and has appeared in over 100 publications, including Running Times and Ladies' Home Journal.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471348085
Publisher:
Turner Publishing Company
Publication date:
11/28/1999
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
270
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 9.03(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

LISA DORFMAN, M.S., R.D., L.M.H.C., is known nationally as The Running Nutritionist. She competes in marathons and triathlons nationwide and coaches Olympic-level athletes. She runs her own sports nutrition consulting company, Food Fitness International, and has appeared in and written for over 100 publications, including Running Times and Ladies', Home Journal. She lives in Miami, Florida with her husband and three children.

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