Nancy Clark's Sports Nutrition Guidebook

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Human Kinetics, 2008 - Athletes - 461 pages

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 Guidebookwill 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 Guidebookhas the answers you can trust.

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About the author (2008)

Nancy Clark, a Simmons College graduate, is director of Nutrition Services at SportsMedicine Brookline in Boston, Massachusetts. Clark, who specializes in nutrition for exercise, is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Dietetic Association and a member of Sports and Cardiovascular Nutritionists. Using her expertise in sports nutrition, Clark has written numerous articles for magazines and has written the books Nancy Clark's Sports Nutrition Guidebook and The New York Marathon Cookbook. In addition, Clark has consulted on sports nutrition with various athletes, including Olympic skater Kitty Caruther, PGA golfer Brad Faxon, and tennis player Tim Mayotte.

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