Racing Weight Cookbook: Lean, Light Recipes For Athletes

by Georgie Fear, Matt Fitzgerald

Velo Press | January 8, 2014 | Trade Paperback |

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Racing Weight Cookbookdelivers more than 100 flavorful, easy recipes for athletes that will help you hit your ideal weight without compromising your performance.

Whatever your training demands,Racing Weightmeals make it simple to dial in the right mix of carbs, fat, and protein and satisfy your appetite. Put high-quality, well-balanced meals on your table in as little as 15 minutes with time-saving tips for food preparation and grocery shopping.

Discover the best foods for athletes:
• 100+ healthy recipes for any athlete, from reluctant cook to cooking enthusiast
• Whole grains, fiber, and lean protein to elevate diet quality
• Fresh, energy-dense meals that help runners, triathletes, and cyclists train harder
• Nutrient-rich bars and smoothies to promote fast recovery

WithRacing Weight Cookbook, you'll take control of your diet with the provenRacing Weightapproach, practiced by the world's best endurance athletes and backed by scientific research. The fastest athletes tend to be the leanest, but every athlete needs to eat well to perform well.Racing Weight Cookbookmakes it easy for you to eat and train for weight loss at the same time.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 240 Pages, 7.09 × 8.66 × 0.39 in

Published: January 8, 2014

Publisher: Velo Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1937715159

ISBN - 13: 9781937715151

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Racing Weight Cookbook: Lean, Light Recipes For Athletes

by Georgie Fear, Matt Fitzgerald

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 240 Pages, 7.09 × 8.66 × 0.39 in

Published: January 8, 2014

Publisher: Velo Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1937715159

ISBN - 13: 9781937715151

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Racing Weight Cookbook is not a typical cookbook. It is a cookbook for endurance athletes, who are as different from other categories of eaters as bicycle seats are different from recliners. Cyclists, cross-country skiers, rowers, runners, swimmers, and triathletes have special dietary goals and nutritional needs that are not shared by their nonathlete friends. These unique dietary requirements— especially as they relate to the goal of performance weight management—are thoroughly addressed in my book Racing Weight: How to Get Lean for Peak Performance. This cookbook presents original recipes that are consistent with the guidelines offered in that book. Of course, these recipes may also serve as healthy meals for any nonathletes in your household, but they were created especially for athletes like you. Most cookbooks are written for people who have a preexisting interest in cooking. The Racing Weight Cookbook does not presume such an interest because it is intended to enable all endurance athletes, regardless of cooking experience, to feed themselves in a way that conforms to the Racing Weight system. While there are plenty of recipes in the following pages that will appeal to experienced cooks, there are also many that require no special kitchen skills. My highest priority in putting together this book was to ensure that it was useful even to those athletes who generally would rather wash up after dinner than prepare it. In this regard, my own limited cooking abil
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Table of Contents

Preface
An Introduction to the Racing Weight Program
Practical Tips to Get You Started: Food Shopping, Simple Cooking, Precooking, Leftovers


Racing Weight Recipes
1 Recipes for the Athlete Who Doesn't Cook: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
2 Recipes for the Athlete with Some Cooking Experience: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
3 Recipes for the Athlete Who Loves to Cook: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Acknowledgments
Credits
Diet Quality Score Tables
Conversions & Equivalents
Nutrient Content Guide to Recipes
Index
About the Authors

From the Publisher

Racing Weight Cookbookdelivers more than 100 flavorful, easy recipes for athletes that will help you hit your ideal weight without compromising your performance.

Whatever your training demands,Racing Weightmeals make it simple to dial in the right mix of carbs, fat, and protein and satisfy your appetite. Put high-quality, well-balanced meals on your table in as little as 15 minutes with time-saving tips for food preparation and grocery shopping.

Discover the best foods for athletes:
• 100+ healthy recipes for any athlete, from reluctant cook to cooking enthusiast
• Whole grains, fiber, and lean protein to elevate diet quality
• Fresh, energy-dense meals that help runners, triathletes, and cyclists train harder
• Nutrient-rich bars and smoothies to promote fast recovery

WithRacing Weight Cookbook, you'll take control of your diet with the provenRacing Weightapproach, practiced by the world's best endurance athletes and backed by scientific research. The fastest athletes tend to be the leanest, but every athlete needs to eat well to perform well.Racing Weight Cookbookmakes it easy for you to eat and train for weight loss at the same time.

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LEANER, LIGHTER, FASTER

Racing Weight Cookbookdelivers more than 100 flavorful, easy recipes for athletes that will help you hit your ideal weight without compromising performance.

Whatever your training demands,Racing Weightmeals make it simple to dial in the right mix of carbs, fat, and protein and satisfy your appetite. Put high-quality, well-balanced meals on your table in as little as 15 minutes with time-saving tips for food preparation and grocery shopping.

Discover the best foods for athletes:
• 100+ healthy recipes for any athlete, from reluctant cook to cooking enthusiast
• Whole grains, fiber, and lean protein to elevate diet quality
• Fresh, energy-dense meals that help runners, triathletes, and cyclists train harder
• Nutrient-rich bars and smoothies to promote fast recovery

Take control of your diet with the provenRacing Weightapproach, practiced by the world's best endurance athletes and backed by scientifi c research. Racing Weight Cookbook puts you on the path to top performance.

Matt Fitzgeraldis well known in the world of endurance sports as a coach, certified sports nutritionist, and bestselling author of Racing Weight: How to Get Lean for Peak Performance and numerous other books on the science of training and nutrition.

Georgie Fearis a registered dietitian and professional nutrition coach working with athletes of all ranks, from age groupers to Olympic gold medalists.

About the Author

Matt Fitzgerald is a certified sports nutritionist and the author of numerous books on running, triathlon, nutrition, and weight loss. His most recent books are Racing Weight Quick Start Guide, RUN: The Mind-Body Method of Running by Feel, Racing Weight, Brain Training for Runners, and The Runner''s Diary. Matt is a regular contributor to Men''s Fitness, Men''s Health, Outside, Runner''s World, Bicycling, Running Times, Women''s Running, and other sports and fitness publications. Fitzgerald is a featured coach on Training Peaks, Pear Sports, and Active.com. He is a certified sports nutritionist (CISSN) licensed by the International Society of Sports Nutrition. He lives and trains in San Diego, California.

Editorial Reviews

“Sports nutritionist Matt Fitzgerald lets us in on his no-diet secrets that can help endurance athletes get leaner, stronger, and faster.” — Men’s Fitness “ Racing Weight answers the difficult questions athletes often have about dieting, including how to handle the off-season. The book gives readers a scientifically backed system to discover your optimum race weight, as well as five steps to achieve it.” — Triathlete magazine “I highly recommend reading Racing Weight even if you don''t need to lose any excess poundage. You''ll come away with a better understanding of your physiology and also of food.” — Joe Friel, founder of TrainingBible Coaching and author of The Triathlete''s Training Bible and The Cyclist’s Training Bible “Fitzgerald is a fountain of information on current research studies and findings from the sciences of healthy nutrition and exercise performance.” — Ultrarunning magazine “Fitzgerald is going to go down as one of the most competent and prolific authors of books for serious runners covering just about every legitimate aspect of the all-important runner’s lifestyle.” — Letsrun.com “Reaching an ideal weight for endurance sports is important, but doing it the right way is even more important. Matt Fitzgerald provides scientific and sound advice for anyone trying to achieve their racing weight.” — Scott Jurek, 7-time winner of the Wes
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