The Complete Guide to Sports Nutrition: 8th edition (Complete Guides) (Paperback)

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The Complete Guide to Sports Nutrition is the definitive practical handbook for anyone wanting a performance advantage. Anita Bean once again succeeds in demystifying the sports person's diet in her inimitable clear and concise style. Alongside the theory, The Complete Guide to Sports Nutrition is packed with practical advice--suggested menus, recipes, and eating plans relevant to all training programs. Written by one of the most respected sports nutritionists, this fully updated and revised edition provides the latest research and information to help you succeed.

This eighth edition includes accessible guidance on the following topics:
- Maximizing 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

About the Author


Anita Bean is an award-winning registered nutritionist, health writer, author and champion athlete. She specialises in sport and exercise nutrition, runs her own nutrition consultancy and advises athletes at all levels from recreational to elite. She contributes to many national magazines, is an experienced public speaker and is the author of Food for Fitness, Sports Nutrition for Young Athletes and The Complete Guide to Strength Training.

Praise For…


"The most comprehensive guide to sports nutrition around and a must-read for coaches and athletes." - Athletics Weekly

"(...) An absolute must-have for anyone working in the health and fitness industry!" - YMCA

"A really excellent work: lucid, thorough, sound, and readily accessible." - Coaching News

"It is excellent and answers all your questions." - Sports Teacher

"It covers a great deal of ground in a highly readable style . . . a superb publication." - British Olympic Association

"Concisely written and clearly presented, enhanced by a personal touch that makes it refreshingly different . . . highly recommended." - Dietetics Today

"This nutrition bible by award-winning and renowned nutritionist Anita Bean, is an excellent read . . . You won’t be able to put this book down." - Outdoor Fitness

"It's the most comprehensive guide to sports nutrition around and a must-read for coaches and athletes." - Athletics Weekly

"The eighth edition of what is widely regarded as the ultimate bible of what works and doesn't in sport, written by someone who has guided many an elite performer." - Athletics Weekly

"Whether you’re preparing for the race of your life or simply want to get the most out of your gym sesh, this book is a must." - Women's Fitness



Product Details
ISBN: 9781472924209
ISBN-10: 1472924207
Publisher: Bloomsbury Sport
Publication Date: November 7th, 2017
Pages: 384
Language: English
Series: Complete Guides