Nancy Clark's Sports Nutrition Guidebook-4th Edition

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Nancy Clark
4th Edition
472pp  
ISBN: 0736074155
ISBN13: 9780736074155
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Boost your energy, manage stress, build muscle, lose fat, and improve your performance with the all-time best-selling sports nutrition guide! Nancy Clark’s Sports Nutrition Guidebook will help you make the right food choices in grocery stores, restaurants, drive-throughs, and your own kitchen. Whether you’re preparing for competition or simply eating on the go, let sport's leading nutritionist show you how to get maximum benefit from the foods you choose and the meals you make. You’ll learn how to eat before exercise and events as well as how to refuel afterward for optimal recovery. Updated and on the cutting edge, the fourth edition includes the latest sports nutrition research on hydration and fluid intake, vitamins, supplements, energy drinks, organic foods, and the role of carbohydrate and protein during exercise. You’ll also learn about the new food pyramid and the American Heart Association’s latest dietary guidelines. If you’re seeking advice on losing weight, getting energized to exercise, or improving your health and performance, Nancy Clark’s Sports Nutrition Guidebook has the answers you can trust. Connect with Nancy on her Author Blog www.humankinetics.com/human-kinetics-blogs/nancy-clark for even more advice! See www.sportsnutritionworkshop.com for details on Nancy Clark's sports nutrition workshops--coming soon to a city near you!

About the Author

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 at Healthworks Fitness Center in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, 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 also an advisory board member of Mizuno, Medical Wellness Association, and the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America. An internationally known lecturer, Clark has given presentations to professional groups such as the American Dietetic Association (ADA) and the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), as well as team talks to athletes at Boston College and coaches with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team in Training national coaches certification program. She offers workshops nationally to health professionals with her sports nutrition workshop series. As a result of her renowned work, her photo and nutrition advice appeared on the back of the Wheaties box after the 2004 Summer Olympics. 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. She is also the recipient of the 2007 Simmons College Distinguished Alumna Award. Clark is the nutrition columnist for New England Runner, Adventure Cycling, and American Fitness and is a frequent contributor to sports and fitness publications such as Shape and Runner's World. Clark also 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. Clark has competed at the 10K, half-marathon, and marathon distances. She has led many extended bike tours, including a Transamerica Trip and other tours through the Canadian and Colorado Rockies. She has trekked into the Himalayas and planned the high-altitude menu for a successful expedition. Her newest sport is rowing. She lives in the Boston area.

Table of Contents

Part I Everyday Eating for Active People
Chapter 1. Building a High-Energy Food 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 and on the Run
Chapter 5. Snacks and Snack Attacks
Chapter 6. Carbohydrate to Fuel Muscles
Chapter 7. Protein to Build and Repair Muscles
Chapter 8. Replacing Sweat Losses

Part II The Science of Eating for Sports Success
Chapter 9. Fueling Before Exercise
Chapter 10. Fueling During and After Exercise
Chapter 11. Supplements, Performance Enhancers, and Engineered Sports Foods
Chapter 12. Age-Specific Nutritional Needs

PART III Balancing Weight and Activity
Chapter 13. Assessing Your Body: Fat, Fit, or Fine?
Chapter 14. Adding Bulk, Not Fat
Chapter 15. Losing Weight Without Starving
Chapter 16. Dieting Gone Awry: Eating Disorders and Food Obsessions

PART IV Winning Recipes for Peak Performance
Chapter 17. Breads and Breakfasts
Chapter 18. Pasta, Rice, and Potatoes
Chapter 19. Vegetables and Salads
Chapter 20. Chicken and Turkey
Chapter 21. Fish and Seafood
Chapter 22. Beef and Pork
Chapter 23. Beans and Tofu
Chapter 24. Beverages and Smoothies
Chapter 25. Snacks and Desserts



Words of Praise

"Nancy showed me how eating the right foods, at the right time, would both enhance performance and create a leaner physique. Those lessons, and many more, are included in Nancy Clark's Sports Nutrition Guidebook. It's a must-read for anyone involved in sport and fitness." Jennifer Shultis United States Adventure Racing National Champion Captain of Team Eastern Mountain Sports "Nancy Clark understands what it takes to be properly fueled for peak performance in any activity. Her experience as both athlete and nutritionist helped in creating a book that will benefit any athlete-serious, recreational, or weekend warrior. Tommy L. Owens National Training Coordinator for Team in Training "The nutritional information in Nancy Clark's Sports Nutrition Guidebook helped me accomplish a lifelong goal of not only skating at the Olympics, but receiving the honor of becoming a silver medalist as well. I highly recommend her book." Kitty Carruthers Conrad Olympic Silver Medalist United States Figure Skating Hall of Fame Member