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Human Kinetics Nancy Clark's Sports Nutrition Guidebook 4th Edition

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SKU: 978-0-736-07415-5
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Whether you're an athlete or interested in a healthy lifestyle, Nancy Clark's guidebook will help you make an educated decision when it comes to food. Trust Clark, a renowned author and board certified specialist in sports dietetics to give you advice on losing weight, getting more energy, and improving your health and performance.

Table of Contents

Part I Everyday Eating for Active People
Chapter 1. Building a High-Energy Food Plan
Chapter 2. Eating to Stay Healthy for the Long Run
Chapter 3. Breakfast: The Key to a Successful Sports Diet
Chapter 4. Lunch and Dinner: At Home and on the Run
Chapter 5. Snacks and Snack Attacks
Chapter 6. Carbohydrate to Fuel Muscles
Chapter 7. Protein to Build and Repair Muscles
Chapter 8. Replacing Sweat Losses

Part II The Science of Eating for Sports Success

Chapter 9. Fueling Before Exercise
Chapter 10. Fueling During and After Exercise
Chapter 11. Supplements, Performance Enhancers, and Engineered Sports Foods
Chapter 12. Age-Specific Nutritional Needs

PART III Balancing Weight and Activity

Chapter 13. Assessing Your Body: Fat, Fit, or Fine?
Chapter 14. Adding Bulk, Not Fat
Chapter 15. Losing Weight Without Starving
Chapter 16. Dieting Gone Awry: Eating Disorders and Food Obsessions

PART IV Winning Recipes for Peak Performance

Chapter 17. Breads and Breakfasts
Chapter 18. Pasta, Rice, and Potatoes
Chapter 19. Vegetables and Salads
Chapter 20. Chicken and Turkey
Chapter 21. Fish and Seafood
Chapter 22. Beef and Pork
Chapter 23. Beans and Tofu
Chapter 24. Beverages and Smoothies
Chapter 25. Snacks and Desserts

Words of Praise

"Nancy showed me how eating the right foods, at the right time, would both enhance performance and create a leaner physique. Those lessons, and many more, are included in Nancy Clark's Sports Nutrition Guidebook. It's a must-read for anyone involved in sport and fitness."

-Jennifer Shultis
United States Adventure Racing National Champion
Captain of Team Eastern Mountain Sports

"Nancy Clark understands what it takes to be properly fueled for peak performance in any activity. Her experience as both athlete and nutritionist helped in creating a book that will benefit any athlete-serious, recreational, or weekend warrior.

-Tommy L. Owens
National Training Coordinator for Team in Training

"The nutritional information in Nancy Clark's Sports Nutrition Guidebook helped me accomplish a lifelong goal of not only skating at the Olympics, but receiving the honor of becoming a silver medalist as well. I highly recommend her book."

-Kitty Carruthers Conrad
Olympic Silver Medalist
United States Figure Skating Hall of Fame Member

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