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.
An inspirational quote is on each writing portion of this journal. The journal consists of 7 pages to draw on, 2 pages for notes, and the rest of the book is for writing. The writing portion consists of two entries which asks what you are committed to achieving for the day. The same question is asked to ensure that you focus on building momentum. You don't need to accomplish everything, you just need to accomplish one task per day. What will you achieve today?You are the hero to your own story. Our goal is to cheer you on as you make your way through life. This journal with a quote on the cover is our first step in cheering you on. Take those chances, attempt the impossible, and don't you ever give up! You are more than your current life circumstances and you can only go up from here! Journaling is a great way to record your progress. You can write down your goals and work your way backward to see how you can achieve the goal. You might even just need some inspiration to help you get started with that story you want to tell, or even create that one hit that will make you a star. Whatever your dream is, you can achieve it through consistent effort! Baby steps add up so please do not get discouraged when you don't see results. Keep going and know that one day you will make it! If you like what you see, please purchase this journal. Once you make it you can look back on your life and tear up as you remember your early stages. You can do this!
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.
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?
What good is a great-looking Ferrari that cannot race? What good is a smartphone with low battery life? What good are great-looking sports shoes that cannot last a marathon? These are just good-looking objects with low or zero performance. The same goes for our body. A diet plan may help you lose weight; a gym routine may help you with a great-looking physique—but that does not necessarily translate into a stronger, healthier you. In fact, you may not even need the gym; you can pick a sport you enjoy, even something as simple as running. Take charge of your health and achieve your fitness goals in a way that improves not just the way you look, but also your performance and quality of life—just like an athlete! This book will help you eat, exercise, think, look and most importantly, perform like an athlete. There is an athlete in all of us, and it is time to bring that athlete out.
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.
Completely revised and expanded, this comprehensive guide will benefit everyone who treats athletic injuries, including primary care physicians, sports physical therapists, orthopaedic surgeons, and physician assistants. The collaboration of athletic trainers and sports medicine physicians brings you a balanced, in-depth review.This new edition guides you through anatomy, types of injuries, and suggested treatment and rehabilitation programs for sports related injuries in 12 anatomic areas. It also includes medical conditions that impact the entire body. You'll explore common sports injuries, acute treatment, and rehabilitation.This text, now in its third edition, has been a dynamic text for both the practicing athletic trainer and student athletic trainer for many years. This newest edition, which captures the essence of the two previous editions without narrowing their scope, focuses on current sports medicine issues and necessary updates.
Have you been inspired by the 2012 Olympics? Sporting Skills: Athletics is a step by step guide to your favourite athletic disciplines, from sprinting, running and jumping to throwing the javelin, shot put, discus and other events. Take your game to the next level!
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.