Have you ever wondered how professional athletes stay strong and fit? How they recover after competition and training, how much water they drink, what they eat, and when? Do you or your kids play local competition sport, or run in marathons or go on long distance bike rides? And would you like to know what you can learn from the nutrition of professionals in the field?
In Eat Like an Athlete, sports dietitian Simone Austin shares practical tips and suggestions on how to boost your energy and performance through nutrition, derived from her years of experience advising advising elite athletes. Simone's hands-on manual allows people of all ages, from weekend warriors to professional players, to give their bodies optimal nourishment for training, competition and recovery.
Eat Like an Athlete covers the role of the important nutrients in the body, discusses the impact of the immune system and addresses questions around liquid intake, food pre- and post training, and nutritional requirements for different age groups. Simone Austin also provides useful advice on how to implement the eating like an athlete lifestyle into everyday life – around the workspace, at home, with friends, while travelling or when eating out. In Eat Like an Athlete, you will get all the info available to professional athletes. Let Simone Austin help you to optimise your performance in the sport and physical activities you enjoy.
Power Vegan is a guide to finding the foods that will truly power our daily lives and explains the reasoning behind how eating a more plant-based diet will achieve this aim. Whether readers want to eat better, get fit, or train like an athlete, Power Vegan contains the personalized, balanced approach to a healthier lifestyle. The idea behind power eating is not a fad diet. It's about incorporating foods into your life that you like, make you feel good, are easy to prepare, and are not too expensive. The book is filled not only with tips, but easy 30-minutes-or-less recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, desserts, and snacks. Whether the goal is gaining energy, building muscle, or simply feeling and functioning better, Power Vegan will provide the tools to get healthy and avoid all-too-common pitfalls. Power eating is not about being tied to the gym or the kitchen, but rather about fitting in the health concepts everyone needs while ditching the rest of the diet and exercise "noise" that people are bombarded with every day.
Roller derby is a unique, fast-paced, female-dominated sport that is taking the world by storm. It originated in the USA in the 1930s but it is the revival that began in 2001 that has inspired this new book. Roller derby has become one of the world's fastest-growing new sports and there are now more than 1000 leagues worldwide - in the USA, Europe, Australia and New Zealand, Latin America and Asia - with new adherents coming to the sport all the time. As the popularity of roller derby has grown, the demand for information about the sport and how to play it has grown too. As leagues become more experienced, and players more advance, tactics and game play have grown in sophistication. There are many online forums and social networking sites devoted to training, tactics, fitness and nutrition, but up till now, no single source which gathered all the information together. This new book is the first to cover roller derby from a practical sports perspective and offer advice on tactics, fitness, training, injury-prevention and nutrition. Chapters include: ? An introduction to the game, its history and rules. ? How to play the game - strategy and tactics ? Fitness requirements - strength, endurance, and plyometric exercises for balance ? Training - practical training programmes both on and off skates ? Nutrition - what to eat before and after training, meal suggestions and supplements ? The female athlete - specific training advice for women ? Profiles of well-known roller derby players who share their top tips in all the above categories. The introduction has been written by Suzy Hotrod, one of roller derby's most renowned players and there is plentiful advice from many of the sports leading players.
Sam loves football. There’s nothing better than the rush he gets when his team, the Cowboys, are working together—moving closer and closer to the end zone. In a key game, the Cowboys beat their arch rivals to remain undefeated, thanks to a major play by Sam. But the celebration ends when he and his teammates make an unwelcome discovery. Is the Cowboys’ perfect season in jeopardy?
Kids have their own nutritional needs-especially athletic kids. Yet most young athletes aren't eating properly to compete. Even if they're on a "healthy" diet, it's often supplemented by convenient but empty calories that are actually slowing them down. Fortunately, with the right nutrition, young athletes can increase their energy, bolster their motivation, gain muscle mass, overcome fatigue, and improve their performance. Eat Like a Champion will help their parents: Tailor diets for training, competition, and even off-season * Find the best food options, whether at home or on the go * Address counterproductive or unhealthy eating patterns * Understand where supplements, sports drinks, and performance-enhancing substances do-and don't-fit in * And more It took a registered dietitian who specializes in child and adolescent nutrition to write a book as focused and informative as this-complete with charts, recipes, and practical meal and snack ideas that can help athletic youngsters eat to win. It's a must-read for every parent of active kids ages eight through eighteen.
FINALLY A DIET DESIGNED FOR YOU Based on the latest research showing that men and women metabolize food and lose weight differently, Eat Like a Woman (And Never Diet Again) is a groundbreaking three-step program tailored specifically to the needs of the female body. Staness Jonekos, author of The Menopause Makeover, and leading women's health expert Dr. Marjorie Jenkins show you how to lose weight without deprivation, look younger and feel better than ever. Eat Like a Woman will revolutionize the way you think about food. You'll learn to understand the relationship between stress and your health, interpret the messages your body is sending you, and how to eat to support hormone balance and emotional health. Begin to eat like a woman and in just three weeks you can •Drop those stubborn pounds •Effortlessly maintain a healthy weight •Change your relationship with food •Reduce your risk of disease •Slow the aging process •Exercise smarter Includes favorite recipes from Sheryl Crow, Padma Lakshmi, Florence Henderson, Dolly Parton, Nancy Cartwright, Devin Alexander, Cristina Ferrare, and other popular chefs and celebrities.
Lose weight, reshape your body, and feel better—all in just ten minutes a day! That's the promise of Move to Lose, fitness expert Chris Freytag's cutting-edge program for fast weight loss and long-lasting results. In Move to Lose, fitness expert Chris Freytag presents her doable weight-loss program aimed at real people with real lives. A mother of three and a businesswoman, she knows how tough it is to maintain an exercise program and a healthy diet. But with just ten minutes of exercise a day and some minor changes in diet and lifestyle, lasting weight loss is possible. Freytag provides practical tips, information, and guidance for maintaining a positive mind-set and incorporating healthy eating habits and exercise into day-to-day life, including ten minute daily strength, flexibility, and aerobic exercise programs to rev up metabolism and help build fat-burning muscles. Permanent weight loss is easier to achieve than you think, and no radical diets, gym memberships, or dangerous weightloss supplements are necessary—just a commitment to move and lose.
Trim away your belly fat with a healthful and delicious diet. Achieving a flat stomach is not about doing hundreds of crunches or worrying about how much you eat; it's about what you eat. The Belly Fat Diet Cookbook provides delicious recipes and teaches you how to eat more and weigh less, so there's no need to ever go hungry. • Enjoy your favorite healthful dishes from breakfast to dessert, including Green Smoothies, Chicken Stir Fry, Baked Kale and Sweet Potato Chips, Almond Encrusted Salmon, and Berry Parfait. • Learn the dangers of excess belly fat, from its harmful impacts on your liver to increasing your risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease, dementia, and stroke. • The Belly Fat Diet Cookbook offers 105 healthful recipes, tips for a successful transition to the belly fat diet, and the Belly Fat Diet Shopping Guide to help you minimize your intake of sugar and processed carbohydrates. Lose weight and lose your belly with The Belly Fat Diet Cookbook—a sustainable path to a longer, healthier, and leaner life. In his latest work, best-selling author John Chatham blasts the myths surrounding belly fat. The groundbreaking research in The Belly Fat Diet Cookbook reveals a science-based approach to healthful eating and looking good, and it doesn't involve starving yourself. The Belly Fat Diet Cookbook: 105 Delicious Recipes to Lose Your Belly, Shed Excess Weight, and Improve Health provides an easy-to-follow health solution that gets fast, visible, long-lasting results from the inside out.