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Racing Weight : How to Get Lean for Peak Performance, Paperback / softback Book

Racing Weight : How to Get Lean for Peak Performance Paperback / softback

Part of the The Racing Weight Series series


Racing Weight is 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 qualityManage appetiteBalance energy sourcesEasily monitor weight and performanceTime nutrition throughout the dayTrain to get-and stay-leanRacing Weight offers practical tools to make weight management easy.

Fitzgerald's no-nonsense Diet Quality Score improves diet without counting calories.

Racing Weight superfoods 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.

With Racing 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.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 296 pages, B&w illustrations throughout.
  • Publisher: VeloPress
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  • Category: Track & field sports, athletics
  • ISBN: 9781934030998

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