If you’re a runner or triathlete searching for a great reference to help narrow down your nutrition and fueling needs, look no further – “Eat to Peak: Sports Nutrition for Runners and Triathletes” is for you!
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“Eat to Peak” is a sports nutrition book for runners and triathletes. It has nutrition information for endurance athletes of all levels, from first-timers training for a half marathon to seasoned pros training for an Ironman. I spent countless hours putting together what I think is an AMAZING resource for you, and it is now available in both print and e-book options.
This book is geared towards runners who are racing 10 miles or more, as well as triathletes of any race distance. It’s divided into 4 sections where you’ll find information on…
Part 1 – Everyday Eating for Athletes
- Nutrition and performance
- Energy needs and weight
- Carbohydrates, proteins, and fats
- Micronutrients for optimal health
Part 2 – Fueling Before, During, and After Exercise
- Hydration and electrolytes
- Pre-exercise meals
- Fueling during exercise
- Recovery nutrition
Part 3 – Hot Topics
- Fat loading
- Train low, compete high
- Beetroot juice
- And more…
Part 4 – Worksheets and Other Materials
This section contains interactive worksheets for those who really want to spend time figuring out an individualized nutrition plan for triathletes. You’ll find worksheets to help you figure out calorie needs, develop a proper macronutrient breakdown, conduct a sweat test, and more. Plus, you’ll find references like a race day checklist and a cheat sheet for exercise fueling guidelines.
Wondering what others think?
Check out this review from Jess at A Little More Each Day