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Racing Weight Cookbook: Lean, Light Recipes for Athletes Paperback – Jan 8 2014
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"Designed for athletes conscious of balancing good food with good performance. The book is divided into three sections based on ability level -- in the kitchen, not on the bike." -- BikeRadar.com
"Racing Weight Cookbook makes it simple to dial in the right mix of carbs, fat, and protein that will satisfy your appetite with high-quality, well-balanced meals." -- Swimming World
"Matt Fitzgerald's new cookbook, created in concert with registered dietitian and pro nutrition coach Georgie Fear, is the ideal complement to the [Racing Weight] Series." -- Experience Life magazine
"Racing Weight Cookbook offers a lot of variety, is well-illustrated, and easy to follow. And most importantly, the dishes taste great." -- Canadian Running magazine
"What better way to reach your goal than with delicious meals designed for weight loss? Racing Weight Cookbook delivers 100 recipes targeted for athletes looking to manage their weight." -- Women's Running magazine
"Racing Weight Cookbook offers readers an understanding of the solid nutritional principles that an athlete should use in making daily dietary decisions" ¦plus dishes up a whole toolbox of helpful hints, cooking tips and practical kitchen advice" ¦Stir thoroughly and you've got a book that will likely be used frequently and kept close at hand in the kitchen by many readers for years to come." -- About.com
"Racing Weight Cookbook is third in a series of guides by Matt Fitzgerald to help the endurance athlete lose your winter flab and get to be the lean, mean, cycling machine you imagine yourself to be. The cookbook includes 100 delicious-looking recipes, many of which can be prepared in under 15 minutes so you can hit the road." -- Cyclelico.us
"Those of you who count post ride beers rather than counting calories, look away now (we don't blame you). For the rest of you that are trying to "get down to racing weight," certified sports nutritionist Matt Fitzgerald and registered dietician Georgie Fear have a new cookbook to help you get there." -- BikeRumor.com
"Best Cookbook for Athletes. [The Racing Weight Series] focuses on incorporating high-quality foods based on an easy-to-understand point system designed to help athletes become lean and strong and healthy" ¦Racing Weight Cookbook is" ¦WAY more than just a cookbook" ¦" -- Fit Bottomed Eats
"Racing Weight Cookbook is aimed at endurance athletes, giving you the tools and knowledge to improve your diet, to fuel performance for training and racing" ¦The recipes are amazing and the pictures make the recipes look appetising" ¦Honestly, I have been bowled over by every recipe I've tried." -- Cycling Shorts
From the Back Cover
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.
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Top Customer Reviews
I am a vegetarian and the rest of the family eats meat occasionally. It has the perfect combination of recipes.
So far ingredients have been easy to find locally and recipes have been easy to prepare.
That I wasn't aware of.
It's nice to have food devided into post and pre workout categories.
It did find it a little vegetarian orientated.
But that being said.
It's a great book for the price.
Most recent customer reviews
This book fell way short of my expectations, as the recipes are all ones that could be found for free on Blogs or monthly magazines. Plus, who doesn't know how to boil an egg? Read morePublished 15 months ago by Canadian Courtesy