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Food for fitness : how to eat for maximum performance

Author: Anita Bean
Publisher: London ; New York : Bloomsbury, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats
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'Food for Fitness' is the bible for anyone who is serious about their sport, health and fitness. It is divided into three sections: exercise and nutrition, meal plans, and recipes.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anita Bean
ISBN: 9781472901996 1472901991
OCLC Number: 870425981
Notes: Previous edition: London: A. & C. Black, 2007.
Includes index.
Description: 266 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: CONTENTSPART 1Chapter 1: Nutrition EssentialsEnergy requirements; BMR calculator; carbohydrate requirements;carbohydrate content of foods; sugar, health and performance; glycaemic index and load; fibre; protein requirements; protein content of foods; amino acids;fats, health and performance; types of fats; low fat diets controversy; essential fats; vitamin and minerals guide; vitamin supplementation; vitamin D; phytonutrients; antioxidants; salt, exercise and health; importance of water; alcohol, health and performanceChapter 2: Nutrient timing and recoveryEating before, during and after exercise; carbohydrate during exercise; fasting and exercise; train low compete high; pre-exercise meals and snacks; protein before, during and after exercise; recovery nutrition; the post-exercise recovery window; re-fuelling snacks and meals; nutrition, exercise & immunityChapter 3: Hydration and performanceDehydration and performance; hydration indicators; hyponatraemia; fluid intake before, during and after exercise; drinking recommendations; sports drinks guide; recovery drinks; electrolytesChapter 4: Eating for fat lossBody composition; body fat and performance; the truth about calories; weight loss myths debunked; ten steps to fat loss; low fat vs low carb diets; protein and satiety; `real' foods; importance of sleep; fat-burning exercise; metabolism myths; evidence-based fat-loss tips.Chapter 5: Eating for muscle gainThe science of muscle growth; energy requirements; building muscle vs gaining fat; carbohydrate requirements; importance of protein and amino acids; role of leucine; protein timing; protein quality; recovery foods; dietary supplements Chapter 6: Sports supplementsHow to evaluate supplements; safety and quality;sport food supplements: sports drinks, gels; confectionery; bars; recovery drinks; ergogenic aids: beetroot juice; caffeine; creatine; whey protein; beta-alanine; branched-chain amino acids; vitamin D; bicarbonate; glutamine; HMB; fish oil; Supplements to avoid: stimulants; prohormones; steroid precursorsPART 2: Food for your sportChapter 7: Nutrition for runningFuel rules; specific nutritional issues and tips for running; fuelling and hydration strategy for short runs and long runs; race preparation: 5km, 10km; half marathon, marathon, race day fuelling and hydration plan; core menu plansChapter 8: Nutrition for swimmingFuel rules; specific nutritional issues and tips for swimming; fuelling and hydration strategy; pre-training and post-training meals; race preparation; race day fuelling and hydration plan; core menu plansChapter 9: Nutrition for cyclingFuel rules; specific nutritional issues and tips for cycling; fuelling and hydration strategy for short and long rides; pre-training and post-training meals; race preparation;race day fuelling and hydration plan; core menu plans Chapter 10: Nutrition for triathlonFuel rules; specific nutritional issues and tips for triathlon; fuelling and hydration strategy for sprint, Olympic, half ironman and ironman triathlon; pre-training and post-training meals; race preparation; race day fuelling and hydration plan; core menu plansChapter 11: Nutrition for team and racket sportsFuel rules; specific nutritional issues and tips; fuelling and hydration strategy; pre-training and post-training meals; match preparation;match day fuelling and hydration plan; core menu plansChapter 12: Special Diets: Vegetarian, diabetic and gluten-freeThe vegetarian athlete; vegetarian diets and performance; nutritional issues and special considerations for vegetarians; the diabetic athlete; dietary management of type 1 diabetes; the gluten-free athlete; gluten-free dietsPart 2: The RecipesChapter 13: BreakfastsChapter 14: Main mealsChapter 15: Vegetarian mealsChapter 16: Sports snacks
Other Titles: How to eat for maximum performance
Responsibility: Anita Bean.

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