Racing Weight Quick Start Guide

Racing Weight Quick Start Guide Author Matt Fitzgerald
ISBN-10 9781937716745
Year 2011-11-01
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher VeloPress
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If you’re like most endurance athletes, you’re concerned about your weight. You know that every extra pound slows you down. Matt Fitzgerald’s Racing Weight Quick Start Guide applies all the principles of his best-selling book Racing Weight in a detailed set of weight-loss training plans. You will devote 4 to 8 weeks to starting a weight loss of 5, 10, or 20+ pounds. Lose weight quickly by following a schedule of high-intensity workouts and strength training as well as a menu of calorie-restricted, high-protein meals and snacks. Low-volume and high-volume plans make it possible for cyclists, runners, and triathletes with a wide range of experience to maintain their training levels. Replace fat with muscle while keeping your appetite in check. Once you’ve hit your quick start weight-loss goals, you will continue dropping unwanted pounds using the proven strategies of the Racing Weight program. Zero in on your racing weight through improved diet quality, balanced macronutrient levels, proper timing of meals and snacks, appetite management, and training for lean body composition. The Racing Weight Quick Start Guide will accelerate your season goals so you’ll be racing leaner and faster than ever before.

Racing Weight Quick Start Guide

Racing Weight Quick Start Guide Author Matt Fitzgerald
ISBN-10 1934030724
Year 2010
Pages 277
Language en
Publisher VeloPress
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Matt Fitzgerald has the solution for athletes looking to shed extra pounds. By combining a menu of high-protein, sensible meals and snacks with a sport-specific training program, endurance athletes can lose weight quickly and start racing leaner and faster than ever. Endurance athletes will put into practice the research-based findings of Fitzgerald's best-selling book,Racing Weight. Choosing from three plans based on different weight-loss goals ranging from 5 to 20+ pounds, endurance athletes will build muscle and burn fat as they close in on their optimal weight in just 4, 6, or 8 weeks. With every pound they lose, endurance athletes will become more efficient at the sports they love, and ultimately realize the rewards of improved speed and performance.

Racing Weight

Racing Weight Author Fitzgerald Matt
ISBN-10 9781937716264
Year 2012-11-27
Pages 296
Language en
Publisher VeloPress
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Racing Weight is a proven weight-management program designed specifically for endurance athletes. Revealing new research and drawing from the best practices of elite athletes, coach and nutritionist Matt Fitzgerald lays out six easy steps to help cyclists, triathletes, and runners lose weight without harming their training. This comprehensive and science-based program shows athletes the best ways to lose weight and avoid the common lifestyle and training hang-ups that keep new PRs out of reach. The updated Racing Weight program helps athletes: Improve diet quality Manage appetite Balance energy sources Easily monitor weight and performance Time nutrition throughout the day Train to get—and stay—lean Racing Weight offers practical tools to make weight management easy. Fitzgerald’s no-nonsense Diet Quality Score improves diet without counting calories. Racing Weight superfoods are diet foods high in the nutrients athletes need for training. Supplemental strength training workouts can accelerate changes in body composition. Daily food diaries from 18 pro athletes reveal how the elites maintain an athletic diet while managing appetite. Athletes know that every extra pound wastes energy and hurts performance. With Racing Weight, cyclists, triathletes, and runners have a simple program and practical tools to hit their target numbers on both the race course and the scale.

Racing Weight Cookbook

Racing Weight Cookbook Author Matt Fitzgerald
ISBN-10 9781937716523
Year 2014-03-12
Pages 272
Language en
Publisher VeloPress
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Racing Weight Cookbook delivers more than 100 flavorful, easy recipes for athletes that will help you hit your ideal weight without compromising your performance. Whatever your training demands, Racing Weight meals make it simple to dial in the right mix of carbs, fat, and protein and satisfy your appetite. Put high-quality, well-balanced meals on your table in as little as 15 minutes with time-saving tips for food preparation and grocery shopping. Discover the best foods for athletes: 100+ healthy recipes for any athlete, from reluctant cook to cooking enthusiast Whole grains, fiber, and lean protein to elevate diet quality Fresh, energy-dense meals that help runners, triathletes, and cyclists train harder Nutrient-rich bars and smoothies to promote fast recovery With Racing Weight Cookbook, you'll take control of your diet with the proven Racing Weight approach, practiced by the world's best endurance athletes and backed by scientific research. The fastest athletes tend to be the leanest, but every athlete needs to eat well to perform well. Racing Weight Cookbook makes it easy for you to eat and train for weight loss at the same time.

The Endurance Diet

The Endurance Diet Author Matt Fitzgerald
ISBN-10 9780738218984
Year 2016-12-27
Pages 272
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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Sports Nutritionist Matt Fitzgerald has spent nearly twenty years studying the diets of top professional endurance athletes, who are among the fittest and healthiest people in the world. As a result, he has identified five core habits-most of which are contrary to what popular diets advise-that are essential to maximizing workout benefits. The Endurance Diet shares key strategies for optimal health and performance: eat everything, eat quality, eat carbohydrate, eat enough, and eat individually. Whether you want to lose weight, win a race, or look a little more like an elite athlete, this plan is for you. "I am always amazed at how much I learn from Matt Fitzgerald's books." -Shalane Flanagan, Olympic bronze medalist

The New Rules of Marathon and Half Marathon Nutrition

The New Rules of Marathon and Half Marathon Nutrition Author Matt Fitzgerald
ISBN-10 9780738216461
Year 2013-02-12
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher Da Capo Press
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Every year, roughly 2 million people participate in marathons and half marathons in the United States, and, no matter what level they are, every one of these runners has likely hit "The Wall," running out of muscle fuel in the final miles and slowing down precipitously. This setback and other common running disappointments are nutritional (or metabolic) in nature. In The New Rules, renowned fitness journalist and training coach Matt Fitzgerald cuts through the myths,distilling the most up-to-date science to help runners overcome the universally experienced nutritional barriers that prevent success in the marathon and half marathon. From basic tenets of training to nutrition guidelines, The New Rules is the first resource for runners to fully integrate nutrition with training for a complete and systematic preraceplan. Fitzgerald's powerful and easy-to-use tools will enable runners of all levels to attain their ideal racing weight, calculate their precise daily energy needs, and formulate a custom nutrition plan.

80 20 Running

80 20 Running Author Matt Fitzgerald
ISBN-10 9780698165847
Year 2014-09-02
Pages 272
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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TRAIN EASIER TO RUN FASTER This revolutionary training method has been embraced by elite runners—with extraordinary results—and now you can do it, too. Respected running and fitness expert Matt Fitzgerald explains how the 80/20 running program—in which you do 80 percent of runs at a lower intensity and just 20 percent at a higher intensity—is the best change runners of all abilities can make to improve their performance. With a thorough examination of the science and research behind this training method, 80/20 Running is a hands-on guide for runners of all levels with training programs for 5K, 10K, half-marathon, and marathon distances. In 80/20 Running, you’ll discover how to transform your workouts to avoid burnout. Runs will become more pleasant and less draining You’ll carry less fatigue from one run to the next Your performance will improve in the few high-intensity runs Your fitness levels will reach new heights 80/20 Running promotes a message that all runners—as well as cyclists, triathletes, and even weight-loss seekers—can embrace: Get better results by making the majority of your workouts easier.

The Paleo Diet for Athletes

The Paleo Diet for Athletes Author Loren Cordain
ISBN-10 9781609619176
Year 2012-10-16
Pages 352
Language en
Publisher Rodale
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Adapts the author's nutritional program to the needs of athletes in a diet based on natural selection and evolution that promotes weight loss, normalizes blood cholesterol, increases energy levels, and enhances overall fitness.

Lean Habits For Lifelong Weight Loss

Lean Habits For Lifelong Weight Loss Author Georgie Fear
ISBN-10 9781624141133
Year 2015-04-07
Pages 208
Language en
Publisher Page Street Publishing
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Simple, Everyday Habits for a Lifetime of Leanness If you feel like you've tried every fad diet in town and you're still carrying extra weight, Lean Habits is your answer. With easy tweaks to everyday decisions, you'll enjoy your meals, have tons more energy and most of all, you'll achieve long-term weight loss success without food restrictions. Georgie Fear is a registered dietitian and nutrition expert whose specialty is one-on-one coaching to help people lose weight permanently. Lean Habits is her personalized plan. It is not a diet; it's a lifestyle. Other diets that dictate calorie counting or food restrictions simply don't work because they're not sustainable. You lose the weight only to gain it back when you get sick of avoiding all your favorite foods. What does work are small, personalized changes to your lifestyle—like learning to sense when you are truly hungry, and recognizing the signs to stop eating at "just enough"— which lead to healthier eating habits that you practice every day. Lean Habits will help you understand your relationship with food, your habits that are keeping you from weight loss and how you can start listening to your body's real needs. Simple modifications will be your stepping-stones to a healthy life in which you lose weight while still eating the food you love. Georgie's strategy is founded on rock-solid modern scientific data and is accessible to everyone—even those who love chocolate. This is the weight-loss guide for real people, so, if you're ready to get started on your real-life weight loss journey, take a deep breath and let's get lean!

Runner s World Performance Nutrition for Runners

Runner s World Performance Nutrition for Runners Author Matt Fitzgerald
ISBN-10 9781594862182
Year 2006
Pages 244
Language en
Publisher Rodale
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Draws on the latest scientific advice to provide an up-to-date nutrition reference specifically tailored to the needs of runners, covering such topics as proper hydration, customizing a diet for personal training needs, and speeding up recovery times. Original. 15,000 first printing.

Core Envy

Core Envy Author Allison Westfahl
ISBN-10 9781937716752
Year 2016-01-01
Pages 208
Language en
Publisher VeloPress
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Allison Westfahl's Core Envy will tone and sculpt your abs, back, stomach, and sides—and build a strong, sexy core you'll love showing off. Her Core Envy program solves the problems other abs programs ignore with a three-part approach to slim down and tone up. You'll clean up your diet, fire up your metabolism, and tighten up all the muscles of your core without a gym or equipment. In just three weeks, you'll start seeing results. Westfahl is an acclaimed personal trainer who developed her effective core sculpting program for women at several of the nation's most prestigious health clubs. Her clients came to her because they were frustrated by traditional abs programs that involved impossible diets, endless cardio and crunches, sketchy supplements, and tedious calorie counting. Allison's 8-week Core Envy program is a better way to tone and sculpt. Core Envy lays out a triple threat of cardio workouts, sculpting routines, and a diet makeover. It's a balanced approach that promotes both fitness and weight loss, and you won't need a gym to make it happen. Allison's cardio and sculpting workouts average just 30 minutes and don't require special equipment. Her high-intensity cardio workouts coupled with full core functional exercises will make sure you slim down while you sculpt all the muscle groups you need for a sleek, toned core. Three levels let you amp it up or tone it down to match your current fitness level. Allison streamlines dieting with healthy, flavorful foods and snacks that will keep you energized as you rev up your metabolism. Her tasty recipes and complete meal plans simplify calorie counting and make weight loss painless. Core Envy will help you get the sleek, sculpted core you want. After Westfahl's 8-week program, you'll look great and feel confident rocking a fit and feminine look. Allison Westfahl is an exercise physiologist, certified personal trainer, and fitness nutrition specialist. After earning an undergraduate degree from Yale, Westfahl moved to Denver to pursue a career in helping people live a healthy, active lifestyle. She quickly made her mark on the industry, becoming the youngest-ever Director of Personal Training at a nationally top-rated health club. She has managed and directed personal training teams at high-end health clubs in Boulder and Denver since 2003. Westfahl is known for for creating innovative, effective core strength and sculpting routines. She has trained elite professional athletes, helped choreograph workout videos for Gaiam, and been featured in publications ranging from Shape to Bicycling to the Denver Post. She holds an MS in exercise science and a coaching certification from USA Triathlon, and has earned a CPT, PES, and FNS from the National Academy of Sports Medicine.

The Endurance Training Diet Cookbook

The Endurance Training Diet   Cookbook Author Jesse Kropelnicki
ISBN-10 9781101904619
Year 2017-01-17
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Harmony
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Reach your peak performance with the best training and fueling plan. Achieve your goals in endurance racing with the detailed training advice and perfectly tailored recipes in this new must-have manual and cookbook. Fueling your body is just as important as training it, but different phases of training and racing require different combinations of nutrients. Written by one of the world’s leading triathlon coaches, The Endurance Training Diet & Cookbook includes in-depth advice to boost your performance and seventy recipes that will help you reach your personal best. Inside, you’ll find: • the best nutrition information to support your body when exercising at intense levels whether you’re a distance runner, cyclist, or triathloner • guidelines for fueling during preworkout, postworkout, and recovery windows • a game plan for what to eat and drink during workouts and on race day • delicious, nutrient-rich recipes made with fresh, whole foods for every meal of the day The Endurance Training Diet & Cookbook has everything you need to help you break through in your racing.

How Bad Do You Want It

How Bad Do You Want It Author Matt Fitzgerald
ISBN-10 9781781316054
Year 2016-01-07
Pages 296
Language en
Publisher Aurum Press Limited
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HOW BAD DO YOU WANT IT? revisits some of the most extraordinary moments from the history of endurance sports to show how mental strength allows some athletes to perform at a level way beyond their physical limits – to will their body to do what was previously thought biologically impossible. Drawing on cutting-edge scientific research it suggests concrete habits and tactics we can use to cultivate our own mental strength, whilst providing thrilling accounts of some of the most inspiring and astonishing feats in sporting history. In 2010 Sammy Wanjiru entered the Boston Marathon suffering from injuries to his knee and his lower back, a stomach virus that prevented him from training and a lifestyle that meant he spent more time in nightclubs than on the track. He shouldn’t have even been able to finish the race, and at times he seemed as if he literally had nothing left to give, yet in an epic battle he crossed the finishing line first. How did he manage it? HOW BAD DO YOU WANT IT? describes a new 'psychobiological' model of endurance performance connecting the mind, body and brain. Compelling accounts from triathlon, cycling, running, rowing and swimming are viewed through the lens of this model shedding new light on what science has to say about mental fortitude in sports. Featured athletes include: Sammy Wanjiru, Jenny Barringer, Greg LeMond, Willie Stewart, Cadel Evans, Joseph Sullivan, Paula Newby-Fraser, Ryan Vail, Thomas Voeckler, Ned Overend, Steve Prefontaine

The Feed Zone Cookbook

The Feed Zone Cookbook Author Biju K. Thomas
ISBN-10 9781937716431
Year 2011-11-01
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher VeloPress
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The Feed Zone Cookbook offers 150 athlete-friendly recipes that are simple, delicious, and easy to prepare. When Dr. Allen Lim left the lab to work with pro cyclists, he found a peloton weary of food. For years the sport's elite athletes had been underperforming on bland fare and processed bars and gels. Science held few easy answers for nutrition in the real world, where hungry athletes must buy ingredients; make meals; and enjoy eating before, during, and after each workout, day after day. So Lim set out to make eating delicious and practical. His journey began with his mom, took him inside the kitchens of the Tour de France, and delivered him to a dinner party where he met celebrated chef Biju Thomas. Chef Biju and Dr. Lim vetted countless meals with the world’s best endurance athletes in the most demanding test kitchens. In The Feed Zone Cookbook: Fast and Flavorful Food for Athletes, Thomas and Lim share their energy-packed, wholesome recipes to make meals easy to prepare, delicious to eat, and better for performance. The Feed Zone Cookbook provides 150 delicious recipes that even the busiest athletes can prepare in less time than it takes to warm up for a workout. With simple recipes requiring just a handful of ingredients, Biju and Allen show how easy it is for athletes to prepare their own food, whether at home or on the go. The Feed Zone Cookbook strikes the perfect balance between science and practice so that athletes will change the way they think about food, replacing highly processed food substitutes with real, nourishing foods that will satisfy every athlete’s cravings. The Feed Zone Cookbook includes 150 delicious recipes illustrated with full-color photographs Breakfasts, lunches, recovery meals, dinners, snacks, desserts Dr. Allen Lim's take on the science and practice of food Portable real food snacks, including Lim’s famous rice cakes Dozens of quick-prep meals for before and after workouts Shortcuts, substitutions, and techniques to save time in the kitchen Over 100 gluten-free and vegetarian alternatives to favorite dishes

The Triathlete s Training Bible

The Triathlete s Training Bible Author Joe Friel
ISBN-10 9781937716844
Year 2016-11-15
Pages 352
Language en
Publisher VeloPress
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The Triathlete’s Training Bible is the bestselling and most comprehensive guide for aspiring and experienced triathletes. Joe Friel is the most trusted coach in the world and his proven triathlon training program has helped hundreds of thousands find success in the sport of triathlon. Joe has completely rewritten this new 4th Edition of The Triathlete's Training Bible to incorporate new training principles and help athletes train smarter than ever. The Triathlete’s Training Bible equips triathletes of all abilities with every detail they must consider when planning a season, lining up a week of workouts, or preparing for race day. With this new edition, Joe will guide you to develop your own personalized triathlon training program and: · become a better swimmer, cyclist, and runner · train with the right intensity and volume · gain maximum fitness from every workout · make up for missed workouts and avoid overtraining · adapt your training plan based on your progress and conflicts · build muscular endurance with a new approach to strength training · improve body composition with smarter nutrition The Triathlete’s Training Bible is the best-selling book on tri training ever published. Get stronger, smarter, and faster with this newest version of the bible of the sport. What’s New in the Fourth Edition of The Triathlete’s Training Bible? Coach Joe Friel started writing the fourth edition of The Triathlete’s Training Bible with a blank page: the entire book is new. The science and sport of triathlon have changed much since the previous edition released. This new edition adds emphasis to personalizing training plans, incorporates new power meter techniques for cycling and running, improves on the skill development techniques, updates the strength training approach, speeds recovery for busy athletes, and cuts through the noisy volume of training data to focus athletes on the numbers that mean the most to better performance. See Joe Friel’s blog or VeloPress for an expanded summary of improvements to this fourth edition.