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Endurance Sports Nutrition-3rd Edition

Endurance Sports Nutrition-3rd Edition


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    Endurance Sports Nutrition will guide you in selecting the optimal foods, drinks, and supplements so you can train longer, recover more quickly, avoid injuries, and achieve your performance goals in any endurance endeavor.

    Sports dietitian and former elite runner Suzanne Girard Eberle presents a fueling program that addresses the unique concerns of endurance athletes:
    • Road and trail running, from 5K to 100+ miles
    • Cycling and mountain biking, from time trials to multiday rides
    • Duathlon and triathlon, from sprint to Ironman
    • Winter sports, from Nordic ski races to mountain ascents
    • Water sports, including rowing and open-water swimming
    • Environmental conditions, including extreme temperatures and high altitude
    The third edition includes meal planning recommendations for vegetarian athletes and those with food allergies and intolerances as well as profiles, advice from elite endurance athletes, and strategies for avoiding the most common pitfalls of training. Endurance Sports Nutrition will fuel your best performance.

    Table of Contents


    Part I Nutrition Strategies for Endurance Athletes

    Chapter 1 Eating Smart, Training Smart, Racing Smart
    Chapter 2 Meeting Energy Demands
    Chapter 3 Weighty Matters: Losing, Gaining, and Maintaining
    Chapter 4 Timing Fuel and Fluids for Optimal Results
    Chapter 5 Using Supplements Effectively
    Chapter 6 Solving Peak Performance Challenges
    Chapter 7 Endurance Eating for Vegetarians
    Chapter 8 Meal Planning for Endurance Athletes

    Part II Nutrition Plans for Specific Events and Conditions

    Chapter 9 Shorter-Range Endurance Events
    Chapter 10 Long-Distance Endurance Events
    Chapter 11 Ultraendurance Events
    Chapter 12 Multiday and Multileg Endurance Events
    Chapter 13 Rowing and Open Water Swimming
    Chapter 14 Extreme Heat
    Chapter 15 Extreme Cold
    Chapter 16 High Altitude

    Appendix A: Measurement Conversion Charts
    Appendix B: Facts About Vitamins and Minerals
    Appendix C: Eating on the Run

    Selected Resources
    About the Author