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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 before.
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 Health,Outside,Runner''s World,Bicycling,Running 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, California.