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The athlete's guide to making weight

Author: Michele A Macedonio; Marie Dunford
Publisher: Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Moving up or down a weight class? Switching positions within your sport? Competing in a new league or level? Are you big enough, quick enough, and strong enough? Elite athletes understand the impact that body weight and composition have on performance. Gain too much, and lose that all-important first step. Drop too much, and risk being overpowered. Here, sport dietitians Macedonio and Dunford have analyzed today's  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michele A Macedonio; Marie Dunford
ISBN: 9780736075862 0736075860 9781450403351 1450403352
OCLC Number: 251227373
Description: xi, 258 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Part I. Optimal Weight, Optimal Performance --
1. Tipping the Scales in Your Favor --
2. Identifying the Priorities for Your Sport --
3. Analyzing Your Body, Assessing Your Weight --
4. Charting Your Course for Success --
Part II. Strategies for Achieving Your Target Weight --
5. Building a Solid Nutritional Base --
6. Adding Muscle, Gaining Mass --
7. Losing Fat, Winning Results --
8. Weighing In on Water Weight --
9. Sizing Up Supplement Use --
Part III. Meal Plans for Making Weight --
10. Building Muscle --
11. Losing Fat --
12. Building Muscle and Losing Fat --
13. Precision Meal Planning System.
Responsibility: Michele A. Macedonio, Marie Dunford.

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Analyses some of the top athletes, competitive trends and positional demands across 21 sports to help readers determine and achieve their optimal competitive weight. This book teaches athletes how to  Read more...

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