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    Transform your body as you build muscle, lose fat, and maximize performance with The New Power Eating. Author Susan Kleiner delivers the proven strategies she’s used with male and female professional athletes and Olympians in one practical, effective resource that gives you the know-how to reach your personal goals.

    In The New Power Eating, Kleiner brings together the latest scientific research on nutrition planning and explains not just what to eat but also when and how to adjust eating plans for your body and specific energy needs. Whether it’s a heavy or light training day, in peak season or off-season, you’ll learn how to achieve your physique and performance goals safely, legally, and effectively.

    New recipes pack a nutritional punch into every meal or snack, and sample meal plans for each meal of the day help you easily put it all together—you’ll even find a food group template to help you customize your own menus. Plus, updated details on safe supplements guide you through the maze of marketing claims to help you select the best options in view of the scientific evidence. Dr. Kleiner also walks you through how she evaluates products and brands based on testing for purity, potency, digestibility, and absorption.

    Based on the author’s research, you’ll also find fascinating facts that explain how your relationship with food and the gut-to-brain axis can affect your physical and emotional health and performance. Both males and females will discover gender-specific guidance and strategies to help you take advantage of your body’s benefits and overcome unhealthy triggers or habits to create and maintain an effective power eating program.

    Incorporate The New Power Eating into your training and find out what thousands of athletes already know: The New Power Eating is more than a book. It’s your path to power excellence.

    CE exam available! For certified professionals, a companion continuing education exam can be completed after reading this book. The New Power Eating Online CE Exam may be purchased separately or as part of The New Power Eating With CE Exam, a package that includes both the book and the exam.

    Table of Contents

    Preface
    Acknowledgments

    Part I. Foundation
    Chapter 1. Eating for Strength, Power, and Speed
    Chapter 2. Manufacturing Muscle
    Chapter 3. Fueling Workouts
    Chapter 4. Managing Fat
    Chapter 5. Burning Fat
    Chapter 6. Hydrating for Heavy-Duty Workouts
    Chapter 7. Fueling the Female Athlete
    Chapter 8. Tapping Into Brain Power

    Part II. Supplements
    Chapter 9. Vitamins and Minerals for Strength Trainers
    Chapter 10. Muscle-Building Products
    Chapter 11. Products for Boosting the Brain and Nervous System
    Chapter 12. Botanicals for Performance

    Part III. Plans and Menus
    Chapter 13. Developing a Power Eating Plan
    Chapter 14. Planning a Peak
    Chapter 15. Maintaining Physique Menu Plans
    Chapter 16. Building Muscle Menu Plans
    Chapter 17. Cross-Training Menu Plans
    Chapter 18. Fat-Loss Menu Plans
    Chapter 19. Getting Cut Menu Plans
    Chapter 20. Power Eating Recipes

    Appendix A. Three- to Seven-Day Food Record
    Appendix B. Restaurant Guide and Healthy Fast Food

    Works Consulted
    Index
    About the Authors

    About the Author

    Susan Kleiner, PhD, RD, is a titan in sports nutrition. Her seminal research on male and female bodybuilders studied the nutritional needs of muscle building, power, and strength. Her expertise and research have expanded to hydration, and she is passionate about the nutritional needs of athletic women and girls. She is the founder and owner of the internationally recognized consulting firm High Performance Nutrition, LLC. The author of six other popular books, she has written numerous academic chapters and peer-reviewed scientific journal articles, as well as featured columns in all forms of media.

    Kleiner has consulted with professional athletes and teams, Olympians, and elite athletes in countless sports. She is currently the high-performance nutritionist for the Seattle Storm and previously served that role for the Seattle Reign FC, the Seattle Seahawks, the Seattle Supersonics, the Miami Heat, the Cleveland Cavaliers, and the Cleveland Browns. She is a cofounder and fellow of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, a fellow of the American College of Nutrition, and a member of both the American College of Sports Medicine and the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Kleiner is a frequent invited speaker at national and international conferences and is a regular expert presence in online, print, and broadcast media.

    Maggie Greenwood-Robinson, PhD, is a leading health and medical writer in the United States. She has authored or coauthored more than 65 books on nutrition, exercise, weight loss, psychological health, and other health-related issues, among them The Biggest Loser, a New York Times best seller that was the official diet and fitness book for NBC’s hit reality show of the same name. Through her many collaborations, she has had 12 other New York Times best sellers, including 20/20 Thinking, Good Carbs vs. Bad Carbs, and Foods That Combat Cancer. Greenwood-Robinson has appeared on numerous television and radio shows, including Dr. Phil and NBC’s Dateline. She has also written articles that have appeared in the magazines Shape, Let’s Live, Great Life, American Health, Physical, Muscle & Fitness, and MuscleMag International. Greenwood-Robinson resides in Flower Mound, Texas.

    Reviews

    “If you want to understand the impact that food can have on performance in power sports and learn how to design your own plan like a pro, there is no better resource than The New Power Eating.”

    Jose Antonio, PhD, CSCS, FISSN, FNSCA

    CEO and Cofounder of the International Society of Sports Nutrition

    “Dr. Kleiner’s advice has made all the difference in helping me improve and extend my playing career. I’ve never felt, played, or looked better! The New Power Eating will also help you transform your physique and elevate your athletic performance.”

    Sue Bird

    Point Guard for the Seattle Storm (WNBA)

    Member of Two WNBA Championship-Winning Teams (2004, 2010) and Four Olympic Gold Medal Teams (2004, 2008, 2012, 2016)

    Member of Eleven WNBA All-Star Teams and Eight All-WNBA Teams

    Fan Pick for the WNBA's Top 15 Players of All Time

    “Dr. Kleiner showed me how to focus my food and fully fuel my body. I feel better, play better, and I know I’ll be able to stay in the game longer. Add The New Power Eating to your training program and achieve your physique and performance goals.”

    Megan Rapinoe

    Midfielder/Winger for the Seattle Reign FC (National Women's Soccer League)

    Member of the United States Women's National Soccer Team—Gold Medal in the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup, Gold Medal in the 2012 Olympics, and Silver Medal in the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup

    “Dr. Kleiner’s athlete-first approach to sports nutrition makes all recommendations and guidelines practical and easy to customize for any athlete. Use The New Power Eating to get all your sport nutrition questions answered by a pioneer and respected leader in the sport nutrition profession.”

    Keenan Robinson

    Director of Sports Medicine and Science for USA Swimming

    “Dr. Kleiner has decades of experience working with athletes of all levels to show them what works and what doesn’t in their quest to develop power for their performance. With The New Power Eating you can reap the benefits of that experience and take your game to a whole new level.”

    Daniel Shapiro

    Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Los Angeles Clippers (NBA)

    “The New Power Eating is a MUST for every athlete. I have used Dr. Kleiner’s information for years with the athletes I coach. In fact, I recommend her book to every high school athlete who reaches out to me. Athletes who want to get a leg up on their competition should study and apply Dr. Kleiner’s principles. The book is written in a way that is easily understood, and the concepts are very simple to follow. Dr. Kleiner is simply the best sports nutritionist the United States has ever produced.”

    Jed Smith, MS, CSCS

    Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for University of Northern Iowa

    USA Weightlifting National Coach

    USA Track and Field Level 1 Track Coach 

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