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Gold Medal Nutrition, 5e Glenn Cardwell

Gold Medal Nutrition, 5e

Glenn Cardwell

Published June 27th 2012
ISBN : 9781280677724
ebook
259 pages
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 About the Book 

As one of the first sports dietitians in Australia, Glenn Cardwell is revered as a top performance nutritionist in his field, having worked with elite athletes and teams, including the West Coast Eagles (Australian Football League) and the WesternMoreAs one of the first sports dietitians in Australia, Glenn Cardwell is revered as a top performance nutritionist in his field, having worked with elite athletes and teams, including the West Coast Eagles (Australian Football League) and the Western Force (Super 15 rugby team). Cardwell is a life member of Nutrition Australia and is the winner of an Outstanding Contribution Award from the Dietitians Association of Australia. In the updated fifth edition of the best-selling Gold Medal Nutrition, Cardwell offers an easily accessible, comprehensive manual covering the areas that most concern athletes and fitness enthusiasts, including what and when to eat-and why. The guidebook takes the guesswork out of sports nutrition by explaining how food preparation and purchasing habits can maximize performance. It also includes detailed instructions for creating personalized nutrition plans that are not only tasty and quick but also contain all the vital nutrients needed for success. Athletes will also gain valuable advice on developing their own supplements, such as protein shakes and sports drinks, at a fraction of the cost of commercial products.The updated edition also includes new chapters on vegetarian diets, nutrition for specific sports, and tips for understanding what to buy. The fifth edition of Gold Medal Nutrition is a practical resource for anyone who wants to keep up on the changing world of sports nutrition.