Author: Jill Castle
Publisher: AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn
Release Date: 2015-07-08
Genre: Family & Relationships
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.
Nutrition and Enhanced Sports Performance: Muscle Building, Endurance, and Strength provides a comprehensive overview to understanding the integrated impact of nutrition on performance. The book is divided into five main themes: An introductory overview of the role of nutrition in human health Various types of physical exercises, including cardiovascular training, resistance training, aerobic and anaerobic exercise, bioenergetics, and energy balance. This section also covers the nutritional requirements associated with various fitness programs, as well as exercise and nutritional requirements in special populations, including the pre-pubertal, young, elderly, and disabled. Sports and nutritional requirements. The molecular mechanisms involved in muscle building A thorough review of various food, minerals, supplements, phytochemicals, amino acids, transition metals, small molecules and other ergogenic agents that have been implicated in muscle building and human performance This book is an ideal resource for nutritionists, dietitians, exercise physiologists, health practitioners, researchers, students, athletes, trainers, and all those who wish to broaden their knowledge of nutrition and its role in human performance. Discusses the impact of nutrition, including food, minerals, vitamins, hormones, trace elements, etc., that can significantly attenuate/improve human performance and sports Addresses the molecular and cellular pathways involved in the physiology of muscle growth and the mechanisms by which nutrients affect muscle health, growth and maintenance Encompasses multiple forms of sports/performance and the salient contribution of appropriate nutrition on special populations, including nutritional guidelines and recommendations to athletes Strong focus on muscle building
Author: Ben Greenfield
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2014-04-15
Genre: Health & Fitness
Presents a guide to achieving peak fitness capability by optimizing performance, fat loss, and brain function, covering such aspects of health as nutrition, training, recovery, stress and time management, sleep, and digestion.
Author: Loren Cordain
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2012-04-23
Genre: Health & Fitness
AARP Digital Editions offer you practical tips, proven solutions, and expert guidance. Eat for better health and weight loss the Paleo way with this revised edition of the bestselling guide with over 100,000 copies sold to date! Healthy, delicious, and simple, the Paleo Diet is the diet we were designed to eat. If you want to lose weight-up to 75 pounds in six months-or if you want to attain optimal health, The Paleo Diet will work wonders. Dr. Loren Cordain demonstrates how, by eating your fill of satisfying and delicious lean meats and fish, fresh fruits, snacks, and non-starchy vegetables, you can lose weight and prevent and treat heart disease, cancer, osteoporosis, metabolic syndrome, and many other illnesses. Breakthrough nutrition program based on eating the foods we were genetically designed to eat-lean meats and fish and other foods that made up the diet of our Paleolithic ancestors This revised edition features new weight-loss material and recipes plus the latest information drawn from breaking Paleolithic research Six weeks of Paleo meal plans to jumpstart a healthy and enjoyable new way of eating as well as dozens of recipes This bestselling guide written by the world's leading expert on Paleolithic eating has been adopted as a bible of the CrossFit movement The Paleo Diet is the only diet proven by nature to fight disease, provide maximum energy, and keep you naturally thin, strong, and active-while enjoying every satisfying and delicious bite.
Author: Sean Stockdale
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Bks
Release Date: 2014-03-25
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Max is mad about sport. As he gets up, has breakfast and heads off to school, he is dreaming of competing in world class sporting events. In his real day, he and his class win the school football match and, in his imagination, he and his friends are winning the World Cup. This is a lively and fun approach to sport, and a very inclusive picture book showing disabled children and children without disabilities enjoying different sports together in a natural way. The sports include football, rugby, athletics, cricket, diving, discus throwing and cycling.
The Complete Guide to Sports Nutrition is the definitive practical handbook for anyone wanting a performance advantage. This fully updated and revised edition incorporates the latest cutting-edge research. Written by one of the country's most respected sports nutritionists, it provides the latest research and information to help you succeed. This eighth edition includes accessible guidance on the following topics: maximising endurance, strength and performance how to calculate your optimal calorie, carbohydrate and protein requirements advice on improving body composition specific advice for women, children and vegetarians eating plans to cut body fat, gain muscle and prepare for competition sport-specific nutritional advice.
Author: Isaac Meyer Marks
Release Date: 2005-02-01
Living with Fear is a self-help book that gives practical advice to people who are suffering from phobias, panic, obsessions, rituals or traumatic distress. In the new edition, the author has updated the book to include new phobias e.g. fear of Aids contamination as well as the latest treatments. References, examples and case studies will be updated throughout the book. The case examples in the current edition are drawn from many parts of the world. *Consistent best seller in the UK - current edition has sold over 50,000 copies *Author is internationally renown *In a randomised controlled trial, sufferers who used Living With Fear improved as much as sufferers guided by a psychiatrist *Case studies and examples are taken from round the world
Combining proven training approaches, motivational stories and easy yet innovative recipes, No Meat Athlete is a unique fitness guide, healthy-living cookbook and nutrition primer for the beginner and every-day athlete who wants to enjoy the benefits of a meatless lifestyle. This book provides practical advice on how to transition to a plant-based diet while getting all the nutrition you need and shows you how to harness the power of habit to make those changes last. Ultramarathoner and author Matt Frazier delivers a training manual of his own design for runners of all abilities. The manual provides training plans for 5K, 10K and half marathon distances, and shows runners how to create healthy habits, improve performance and run in a way that minimises the risk of injuries.
Author: Christopher McDougall
Release Date: 2016-04-05
Genre: Health & Fitness
Christopher McDougall's journey begins with a story of remarkable athletic prowess: On the treacherous mountains of Crete, a motley band of World War II Resistance fighters--an artist, a shepherd, and a poet--abducted a German commander from the heart of the Axis occupation. To understand how, McDougall retraces their steps across the island that birthed Herakles and Odysseus, and discovers ancient techniques for endurance, sustenance, and natural movement that have been preserved in unique communities around the world. His search takes us scrambling over rooftops with a Parkour crew in London, foraging for greens with a ballerina in Brooklyn, tossing heavy pieces of driftwood on a Brazilian beach with the creator of MovNat--and, finally, to our own backyards. Natural Born Heroes will inspire readers to unleash the extraordinary potential of the human body and climb, swim, skip, throw, and jump their way to heroic feats.
Young athletes, parents, coaches and PE teachers want to know how good nutrition can help young sportsmen and women fulfill their potential. As the government focuses on healthy eating for children, this is becoming even more important with the growing threat to their well-being from inactivity and obesity. With the 2012 Olympic Games approaching, the number of young people participating in sport is set to be the highest it has ever been. Carefully researched and satisfying the need for a nutrition book specifically for this age group, Sports Nutrition for Young Athletes offers clear advice to sports coaches, teachers and parents of young people wanting to maximise their sports performance through eating healthily and sensibly. The book covers issues such as: Weight, body composition and eating disorders Nutritional considerations for five different sport categories Practical nutrition tips Eating plans and competition eating strategies Easy delicious and nutritious recipes.
Author: Dean Hodgkin
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Health & Fitness
Presents a guide to physical fitness for women, with information on assessing current strengths and weaknesses and customizing an individual program to target specific problem areas, reduce body fat, and increase endurance and flexibility.
Author: Biju K. Thomas
Release Date: 2013-05-01
Genre: Health & Fitness
Feed Zone Portables offers 75 all-new, easy, healthy recipes for portable snacks that taste great during exercise. When Dr. Allen Lim left the lab to work with pro cyclists, he found athletes weary of processed bars and gels and the same old pasta. So Lim joined professional chef Biju Thomas to make eating delicious and practical. When the menu changed, no one could argue with the race results. Their groundbreaking Feed Zone Cookbook brought the favorite recipes of the pros to everyday athletes. In their new cookbook Feed Zone Portables, Chef Biju and Dr. Lim offer 75 all-new portable food recipes for cyclists, runners, triathletes, mountain bikers, climbers, hikers, and backpackers. Each real food recipe is simple, delicious during exercise, easy to make--and ready to go on your next ride, run, climb, hike, road trip, or sporting event. Feed Zone Portables expands on the most popular features of The Feed Zone Cookbook with more quick and easy recipes for athletes, beautiful full-color photographs of every dish, complete nutrition data, tips on why these are the best foods for athletes, and time-saving ways on how to cook real food every day. In his introduction to Feed Zone Portables, Dr. Lim shows why real food is a more easily digestible, higher-performance source of energy than prepackaged fuel products. He shows how much athletes really need to eat and drink at different exercise intensities and in cold or hot weather. Because the body burns solid and liquid foods differently, Lim defines a new approach for athletes to drink for hydration and eat real food for energy. With the recipes, ideas, and guidance in Feed Zone Portables, athletes will nourish better performance with real food and learn to prepare their own creations at home or on the go. Feed Zone Portables includes 75 all-new recipes that taste great during exercise: Rice Cakes, Two-Bite Pies, Griddle Cakes, Waffles, Baked Eggs, Sticky Bites, Rice Balls, Ride Sandwiches, Baked Cakes, and Cookies A smart introduction on how real food works better for athletes More than 50 no-fuss gluten-free recipes, including great-tasting cookies and cakes More than 50 vegetarian recipes