Vegetarian Sports Nutrition

Vegetarian Sports Nutrition

Book - 2007
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Gain the vegetarian advantage! Vegetarian meal plans have been used successfully in everything from bodybuilding to endurance sports. Every day more and more athletes--even those who are not full-time vegetarians--incorporate a plant-based diet when training or recovering from competition.

Relying on the recent evidence-based research, Vegetarian Sports Nutrition details performance and health benefits, including enhanced muscle recovery and optimal bone health. With tailored meal plans and training strategies, you will learn to make smart nutritional decisions and to properly fuel your body throughout your training regimen.

This comprehensive resource simplifies the process of determining your energy, protein, vitamin, and mineral needs and monitoring carbohydrate and fat intake. You'll learn how to optimize a vegetarian diet for peak performance across all sports.

Whether you are a dedicated vegetarian looking to add variety to your diet or an athlete searching for a competitive edge, Vegetarian Sports Nutrition will help you improve your health and performance!

Publisher: Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, c2007.
ISBN: 9780736063616
0736063617
Characteristics: vii, 263 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.

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magsdaisy17
Jan 28, 2013

Really excellent book! My husband found it super handy to help him calculate what he needed in terms of carbs and more specifically protein intake on a vegetarian diet! A very useful resource - you CAN build muscle on a vegan and vegetarian diet!

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