Racing Weight Quick Start Guide: A 4-week Weight-loss Plan For Endurance Athletes

Paperback | January 1, 2011

byMatt Fitzgerald

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If you're like most endurance ath ­letes, you're concerned about your weight. You know that every extra pound slows you down.

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 drop ­ping unwanted pounds using the proven strategies of theRacing Weightprogram. Zero in on your racing weight through improved diet quality, bal ­anced 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.

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If you're like most endurance ath ­letes, you're concerned about your weight. You know that every extra pound slows you down.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 l...

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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 athletesIf you're like most endurance ath ­letes, 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. Mat...

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...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 9 × 6.32 × 0.7 inPublished:January 1, 2011Publisher:VeloPressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1934030724

ISBN - 13:9781934030721

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction

1 Targeting Your Racing Weight

2 The Racing Weight System

3 Quick Start Plan Overview

4 Quick Start Meals and Snacks

5 Quick Start Meal Plans

6 Quick Start Training

7 Training Plans for Cyclists (Low-Volume, High-Volume)

8 Training Plans for Runners (Low-Volume, High-Volume)

9 Training Plans for Triathletes (Low-Volume, High-Volume)

10 Putting It All Together

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Editorial Reviews

“This companion to Matt Fitzgerald’s Racing Weight offers a detailed set of integrated nutrition, training, and weight-loss plans geard to help you lose weight quickly.” — Canadian Running magazine

Racing Weight Quick Start Guide offers a fast, safe, and thoughtful way to lose weight and still maintain your base level of fitness.” — Tri Juice