product description page
Runner's World Performance Nutrition for Runners : How to Fuel Your Body for Stronger Workouts, Faster
about this item
The most reliable, up-to-date nutrition advice, based on the latest science, geared especially to meet the needs of the 23 million Americans who run competitively or for health and fitnessRunners have different nutrition and recovery needs than other endurance athletes. Yet until now, they’ve had no nutritional resource specifically addressing their concerns.
Backed by the authority of Runner’s World, this comprehensive guide distills the newest thinking in the science of exercise nutrition into practical, hands-on tips that will help runners stay healthy, recover faster, enjoy better workouts, and race successfully. Readers will learn:*Detailed information on every nutrition topic important to runners, from balancing internal energy stores to proper hydration for workouts and races to achieving ideal body composition*How runners can customize their diets to their individual training needs *Shopping tips and restaurant strategies to help runners maximize their nutritional intake*The top 5 pre-race meals and top 5 healthiest snacks for runners*How to identify and remedy nutrient deficiencies—and use nutritional supplements safely and beneficially*Nutritional tips for special populations, including women, children, diabetics, and older runners
Written by a runner, coach, triathlete, and sports and health journalist, this newest addition to the heralded Runner’s World series offers runners at every level an insider’s access to the top trainers and sports nutritionists in the country.
Draws on the latest scientific advice to provide an up-to-date nutrition reference specifically tailored to the needs of runners, covering such topics as proper hydration, customizing a diet for personal training needs, and speeding up recovery times. Original. 15,000 first printing.
Number of Pages: 244
Genre: Sports + Recreation, Health + Wellness
Sub-Genre: Nutrition, Running + Jogging
Publisher: St Martins Pr
Author: Matt Fitzgerald
Street Date: December 27, 2005
Item Number (DPCI): 248-21-4019