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Author Ryan, Monique, 1962-

Title Sports nutrition for endurance athletes / Monique Ryan.

Publisher Boulder, Colo. : VeloPress ; [S.l.] : Distributed in the United States by Ingram Publisher Services, c2012.
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Edition 3rd ed.
Description ix, 422 p. ; 24 cm.
Summary Offers diet and nutrition advice for endurance sports like running, cycling, swimming, and competing in the triathlon.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Your daily performance diet -- Optimal nutrition for training and health. Daily hydration essentials: drinking it in -- Energy nutrients for optimal health and performance: building a solid nutrition base -- Vitamins, minerals, and electrolytes: the nuts, bolts, and spark plugs of your diet -- Your training diet -- Fine-tuning your diet for top performance. Your daily training diet: eating for optimal recovery -- Food and fluid intake for training and competition: timing is everything -- Weight loss, muscle building, and changing body composition: boosting your strength-to-weight ratio -- Ergogenic acids: separating fact from fiction -- III Sport-specific nutritional guidelines -- Putting your sports nutrition plan into action. Nutrition for triathlon (and other multisport events) -- Nutrition for cycling (road cycling, mountain biking, track cycling, and cyclocross) -- Nutrition for distance running -- Nutrition for swimming -- Special nutritional considerations -- Meeting and Managing the Challenges. The Athlete with Unique Nutrition Considerations -- Performance Boosts and Problem-Solving with Nutrition -- Nutritional Strategies for Extreme Environments -- Appendixes. Appendix A Glycemic Index of Foods -- Appendix B Glossary of Vitamins and Minerals -- Appendix C Comparison of Sports Nutrition Products -- Appendix D Creating the Optimal Training Diet -- Appendix E Sample Menus -- Appendix F Estimating Sweat Loss---Worksheet.
Subject Endurance sports.
Athletes -- Nutrition.
Triathletes -- Nutrition.
Exercise -- Physiological aspects.
Call # 613.2024796 RYAN
ISBN 9781934030820 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1934030821 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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