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Nancy Clark's Sports Nutrition Guidebook 5ed

by Nancy Clark Human Kinetics
Pub Date:
10/2013
ISBN:
9781450459938
Format:
Pbk 520 pages
Price:
AU$44.99 NZ$47.82
Product Status: In Stock Now
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Boost your energy, manage stress, build muscle, lose fat, and improve your performance. The bestselling nutrition guide is now better than ever!


 


Nancy Clark’s Sports Nutrition Guidebook will help you make the right choices in cafes, convenience stores, drive-throughs, and your own kitchen.


 


 Whether you’re preparing for competition or simply eating for an active lifestyle, let this leading sports nutritionist show you how to get maximum benefit from the foods you choose and the meals you make. You’ll learn what to eat before and during exercise and events, how to refuel for optimal recovery, and how to put into use Clark’s family-friendly recipes and meal plans.


 


 You’ll find the latest research and recommendations on supplements, energy drinks, organic foods, fluid intake, popular diets, carbohydrate and protein intake, training, competition, fat reduction, and muscle gain. Whether you’re seeking advice on getting energized for exercise or improving your health and performance, Nancy Clark’s Sports Nutrition Guidebook has the answers you can trust.


 

Part I Everyday Eating for Active People

Chapter 1 Building a High-Energy Eating Plan

Chapter 2 Eating to Stay Healthy for the Long Run

Chapter 3 Breakfast: The Key to a Successful Sports Diet

Chapter 4 Lunch and Dinner: At Home, on the Run, and on the Road

Chapter 5 Snacking for Health and Sustained Energy

Chapter 6 Carbohydrate: Simplifying a Complex Topic

Chapter 7 Protein to Build and Repair Muscles

Chapter 8 Replacing Sweat Losses to Maintain Performance

Part II The Science of Eating for Exercise

Chapter 9 Fueling Before Exercise

Chapter 10 Fueling During and After Exercise

Chapter 11 Supplements, Performance Enhancers, and Engineered Sports Foods

Chapter 12 Nutrition for Active Women

Chapter 13 Sport-Specific Nutrition

Part III Balancing Weight and Activity

Chapter 14 Assessing Your Body: Fat, Fit, or Fine?

Chapter 15 Gaining Weight the Healthy Way

Chapter 16 Losing Weight Without Starving

Chapter 17 Dieting Gone Awry: Eating Disorders and Food Obsessions

Part IV Winning Recipes for Peak Performance

Chapter 18 Breads and Breakfasts

Chapter 19 Pasta, Rice, and Potatoes

Chapter 20 Vegetables and Salads

Chapter 21 Chicken and Turkey

Chapter 22 Fish and Seafood

Chapter 23 Beef and Pork

Chapter 24 Beans and Tofu

Chapter 25 Beverages and Smoothies

Chapter 26 Snacks and Desserts

Nancy Clark, MS, RD, CSSD, renowned author and board-certified specialist in sports dietetics, is known for her ability to translate the science of nutrition for exercise and health into practical tips to enhance performance, manage weight, and resolve eating disorders. She has a private practice in the Boston-area (Newton, MA), where she offers nutrition consultations to both casual exercisers and competitive athletes. Her more renowned clients have included members of the Boston Red Sox, the Boston Celtics, and many collegiate, elite, and Olympic athletes from a variety of sports. She is team nutritionist for the Boston Red Sox.

An internationally known lecturer, Clark has given presentations to professional groups such as the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) (formerly known as the American Dietetic Association) and the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), as well as team talks to athletes at Boston-area colleges. Clark offers workshops nationally to health professionals with her sports nutrition workshop series. As a part of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team in Training Virtual Marathon Training Program, Clark helps novice runners complete the distance.

Clark received her bachelor’s degree in nutrition from Simmons College in Boston and her master’s degree in nutrition from Boston University. She completed her internship in dietetics at Massachusetts General Hospital. She is a fellow of the American Dietetic Association, recipient of its Media Excellence Award, an active member of ADA’s practice group of sports nutritionists (SCAN), and a recipient of that group’s Honor Award. In addition, Clark is a fellow of the ACSM and a recipient of the Honor Award from ACSM’s New England chapter. Clark received the 2015 Nutrition Science Media Award from the American Society of Nutrition.

Clark is the nutrition columnist for New England Runner and American Fitness and is a frequent contributor to numerous sports and fitness publications. She writes a monthly nutrition column called “The Athlete’s Kitchen,” which appears regularly in over 100 sports publications and Web sites. She has authored Nancy Clark’s Food Guide for Marathoners: Tips for Everyday Champions and The Cyclist’s Food Guide: Fueling for the Distance.

She lives in the Boston area.