A gym-bag-friendly guide to the foods that can help to improve fitness and boost energy levels, for everyone who wishes to lift their exercise regime through optimum nutrition, and enhance their stamina and performance
There has never been a more popular time to get fit. With soaring rates of obesity, more and more people are taking responsibility for their own health and following a fitness regime or taking up a sport. Exercising, whether working out in the gym, or running, cycling or swimming, makes us hungry. But all athletes, including amateur ones, have unique nutritional demands, and eating the right foods can have a dramatic effect on stamina and performance. And because keeping to a training program alongside career and family commitments is a major challenge, choosing the right meals every day to sustain your energy levels is vitally important.
The Top 100 Fitness Foods is crammed with everything the athlete needs to know to maximise their endurance and achieve their personal best. Flip through the colour-coded sections to find authoritative information, delicious and easy recipes, lists of nutrients, and at-a-glance symbols and tips for the 100 foods covered. Each food profile features a recipe: from delicious breakfasts to kick-start your energy, to power-packed lunches, peak-performance dinners, and even go-faster cakes, desserts and snacks. At the back of the book you’ll also find an ailment directory for easy reference.
With stunning photography throughout, this is a must-have book for anyone who wants to push themselves that extra mile.