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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.


    • Human Kinetics Nancy Clark's Sports Nutrition Guidebook 4th Edition.
    • #1 nutrition resource for active people.
    • Written by Nancy Clark, MS, RD, a renowned author and board-certified specialist in sports dietetics.
    • Helps you make the right food choices in grocery stores, restaurants, drive-thru’s, and your own kitchen.
    • Boost your energy, manage stress, build muscle, lose fat, and improve your performance with this all-time best-selling sports nutrition guide.

    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 and 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 and United States Figure Skating Hall of Fame Member.

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