Racing Weight: How To Get Lean For Peak Performance

Paperback | December 1, 2012

byMatt Fitzgerald

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Racing Weightis a proven weight-management program designed specifically for endurance athletes.

Revealing new research and drawing from the best practices of elite athletes, coach and nutritionist Matt Fitzgerald lays out six easy steps to help cyclists, triathletes, and runners lose weight without harming their training.

This comprehensive and science-based program shows athletes the best ways to lose weight and avoid the common lifestyle and training hang-ups that keep new PRs out of reach.

The updated Racing Weight program helps athletes:

  • Improve diet quality
  • Manage appetite
  • Balance energy sources
  • Easily monitor weight and performance
  • Time nutrition throughout the day
  • Train to get-and stay-lean

Racing Weightoffers practical tools to make weight management easy. Fitzgerald''s no-nonsense Diet Quality Score improves diet without counting calories.Racing Weightsuperfoods are diet foods high in the nutrients athletes need for training. Supplemental strength training workouts can accelerate changes in body composition. Daily food diaries from 18 pro athletes reveal how the elites maintain an athletic diet while managing appetite.

Athletes know that every extra pound wastes energy and hurts performance. WithRacing Weight, cyclists, triathletes, and runners have a simple program and practical tools to hit their target numbers on both the race course and the scale.

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Racing Weightis a proven weight-management program designed specifically for endurance athletes.Revealing new research and drawing from the best practices of elite athletes, coach and nutritionist Matt Fitzgerald lays out six easy steps to help cyclists, triathletes, and runners lose weight without harming their training.This comprehensive and science-based program shows athletes the best ways to ...

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A 6-Step Plan to a Leaner Body and Better PerformanceImprove Your Diet QualityManage Your AppetiteBalance Your Energy StoresMonitor Your Weight and PerformanceTime Your NutritionTrain RightAthletes know that every extra pound wastes energy and hurts performance.Racing Weightoffers a proven weight management program exclusively designed for and endorsed by endurance athletes.Revealing new research ...

Matt Fitzgerald is a certified sports nutritionist and the author of numerous books on running, triathlon, nutrition, and weight loss. His most recent books areRacing Weight Cookbook, Racing Weight Quick Start Guide, RUN: The Mind-Body Method of Running by Feel, Racing Weight, Brain Training for Runners,andThe Runner's Diary. Matt is a regular contributor toMen's Fitness, Men's Health, Outside, Runner's World, Bicycl...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:296 pages, 8.98 × 6.12 × 0.71 inPublished:December 1, 2012Publisher:VeloPressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1934030996

ISBN - 13:9781934030998

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Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction

Part 1: Finding Your Racing Weight

Chapter 1: Get Leaner, Go Faster

Chapter 2: How Much Should You Weigh?

Chapter 3: Dieting vs. Performance Weight Management

Part 2: 6 Steps to Peak Performance

Chapter 4: Improving Your Diet Quality

Chapter 5: Managing Your Appetite

Chapter 6: Balancing Your Energy Sources

Chapter 7: Monitoring Yourself

Chapter 8: Nutrient Timing

Chapter 9: Training for Racing Weight

Part 3: Fine-Tuning Your Strategy

Chapter 10: The Racing Weight Journey

Chapter 11: Racing Weight Foods

Chapter 12: What the Pros Eat

Chapter 13: Racing Weight and You

Appendix: Strength Training Exercises for Endurance Athletes

References

Index

About the Author

Also Available: Racing Weight Quick Start Guide