eBook Feed Your Athlete: A Cookbook to Fuel High Performance, 1st Edition

  • Michael Kirtsos, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN
  • Joseph Ewing, RD, LDN
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  • ISBN-10: 1615648135
  • ISBN-13: 9781615648139
  • DDC: 641.5638
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 224 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released November 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015
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This cookbook shows both endurance athletes and strength athletes how to cook easy meals and take-alongs that taste good while delivering the fuel that they need to perform at their peak.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Title Page.
How to Feed Your Athlete.
1: Nutrition Basics.
2: Determining Your Caloric and Nutrient Needs.
3: Eating for Each Stage of Training.
4: The Vegan or Vegetarian Athlete.
5: Nutrition for Endurance Athletes.
6: Nutrition for Strength Athletes.
7: The Gluten-Free Athlete.
8: Feeding a Family of Athletes.
9: Top 10 Superfoods for Athletes.
10: Stocking Your Kitchen.
11: Top 10 Kitchen Tools for Athletes.
12: Quick-Cooking and Meal-Assembly Tips.
13: Prepping and Planning Ahead.
14: Making Portables.
15: Making Your Own Sports Drinks and Smoothies.
Recipes for Training.
16: Training Day Sports Drinks.
17: Training Day Portables.
18: Training Day Soups.
19: Training Day Salads.
20: Training Day Entrées.
21: Training Day Desserts.
Recipes for Competition.
22: Precompetition Drinks.
23: Precompetition Portables.
24: Precompetition Soups.
25: Precompetition Salads.
26: Precompetition Entrées.
27: Precompetition Desserts.
Recipes for Recovery.
28: Recovery Drinks.
29: Recovery Portables.
30: Recovery Soups.
31: Recovery Salads.
32: Recovery Entrées.
33: Recovery Sides.
34: Recovery Desserts.
35: Meal Plans.
36: Common Conversions.
37: Calculating BMI and Body Fat Percentage.
Recipes by Nutrient Content.
About the Authors.