A coach for Lance Armstrong outlines a nutritional program that profiles food as a necessary fuel to be used for achieving goals, supplying guidelines for eating according to one's activity level, menu plans for eating in and out, exercise advice, and the inspirational accounts of people who have used the program successfully.
From the coach of several of the world's greatest athletes comes a revolutionary eating plan for all active people--from weekend warriors to elite competitors to those just trying to lose a few pounds and be more fit.You'll learn:-The truth and consequences of low-carb diets for athletes-Chris Carmichael's step-by-step method to match your nutrition to your activity level for better workouts and fewer excess calories-The best sources of clean-buring fuel for your healthy and active lifestyle -Which supplements work and which just waste your money-Specific recommendations for teenage, female, and older athletes-The complete Carmichael Nutrition Program, which has carried many top athletes to victory-The ease and benefits of dozens of quick-to-prepare, power-packed recipesEverything you need to know about food and fitness is outlined in this easy-to-follow, remarkably effective nutritional program. Get on board--once you eat right and train right, there will be noyhting to stop you. Includes original Carmichael Training System Recipes. "Not only has Chris put together a great read for adults, but any parents reading it can relay the information to their children to get them on the right track early."—Brandi Chastain, U.S. Women's National Soccer Team