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Whole Food Energy : 200 All-Natural Recipes to Help You Prepare, Refuel, and Recover (Paperback) (Elise
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Whether you're a seasoned triathlete or a weekend warrior, it's important to keep your body at its peak before, during, and after exercise. That's whereWhole Food Energy can help. The author, a nutritionist and the popular voice behind the Kale and Chocolate blog, guides readers towards the best food choices for their fitness goals.What we put into our body has a direct effect on how our body performs, yet many people still choose store-bought energy bars and protein shakes as their go-to-option for nutrition. But the perils of hidden calories, over-processing, unhealthy additives, and other 'nasties' can derail the best laid exercise plans. By choosing whole foods--unrefined, unprocessed, high in vitamins and low in salt, carbohydrates, and fats--you will have the energy you need to get through that half marathon, run farther on the treadmill, or recover from a long workout.Find 200 innovative, easy-to-make whole food recipes that are simply scrumptious--including granola balls, quinoa cakes, breakfast smoothies and beyond. The book is organized into three chapters that are chock-full of delicious recipes that are perfect for each exercise phase:
Fuel: what to eat before you exercise Refuel: what to eat during your workout Recover: what to eat after you trainDiscover important basic concepts behind the food science, so you know exactly how and why choosing whole foods can help you excel in your workouts. It's a fantastic reference for anyone looking to reach the next level of their fitness goals--or for those who want to look better, feel stronger, and achieve optimal health.
Number of Pages: 176
Genre: Health + Wellness, Cooking + Food + Wine
Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Inc
Author: Elise Museles
Street Date: January 1, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 247-51-6017
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