The Complete Guide to Sports Nutrition is the definitive practical handbook for anyone wanting a performance advantage. Anita Bean once again succeeds in demystifying the sports person's diet in her inimitable clear and concise style. Alongside the theory, The Complete Guide to Sports Nutrition is packed with practical advice--suggested menus, recipes and eating plans relevant to all training programs. This fully updated and revised edition incorporates the latest cutting-edge research. Written by one of the most respected sports nutritionists, it provides the latest research and information to help you succeed.
This eighth edition includes accessible guidance on the following topics:
-Maximizing endurance, strength, and performance
-How to calculate your optimal calorie, carbohydrate, and protein requirements
-Advice on improving body composition
-Specific advice for women, children, and vegetarians
-Eating plans to cut body fat, gain muscle, and prepare for competition
-Sport-specific nutritional advice