Sports / Health & Fitness
Begin losing 5, 10, or 20+ pounds in 4, 6, or 8 weeks!
A companion toRacing Weight, the best-selling weight-loss
book for endurance athletes
If you''re like most endurance athletes, you''re concerned about
your weight. You know that every extra pound slows you down.
Now the author ofRacing Weightcan help you get a jump on
next season. Matt Fitzgerald''sRacing Weight Quick Start
Guideapplies all the principles of his best-selling
bookRacing Weightin a detailed set of weight-loss training
plans. You will devote 4 to 8 weeks to starting a weight loss of 5,
10, or 20+ pounds.
Lose weight quickly by following a schedule of high-intensity
workouts and strength training as well as a menu of
calorie-restricted, high-protein meals and snacks. Low-volume and
high-volume plans make it possible for cyclists, runners, and
triathletes with a wide range of experience to maintain their
training levels. Replace fat with muscle while keeping your
appetite in check.
Once you''ve hit your quick start weight-loss goals, you will
continue dropping unwanted pounds using the proven strategies of
theRacing Weightprogram. Zero in on your racing weight
through improved diet quality, balanced macronutrient levels,
proper timing of meals and snacks, appetite management, and
training for lean body composition.
TheRacing Weight Quick Start Guidewill accelerate your
season goals so you''ll be racing leaner and faster than ever
Matt Fitzgerald is the author ofRacing Weight, the first
book on weight loss for endurance athletes, and numerous other
books on running, triathlon, nutrition, and weight loss. He has
been a contributor toMen''s Fitness,Men''s
Times,Triathlete,Women''s Running, and other
sports and fitness publications. Fitzgerald is a featured coach on
TrainingPeaks.com 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,