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Nancy Clark's Food Guide for New Runners


Nancy Clark's Food Guide for New Runners


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Nancy Clark's Food Guide for New Runners: Getting It Right From the Start (2008) clearly and concisely answers the nutrition questions of novice runners: What should I eat before I run? What about sports drinks? How much protein should I be eating? How can I lose weight and have energy to exercise? Is it normal from runners to get dizzy at the end of a run?

This "how to" book will answer those questions --- plus many others. Nancy Clark's Food Guide for New Runners is easy to read, offers practical tips, debunks nutrition myths, and is a handy resource for new runners who are eager to learn how to reach their goals with energy to spare.

It is --

  • A nutrition guidebook with chapters to help you with day-to-day eating for high energy.
  • A sports nutrition resource with chapters about how to fuel for strength and stamina.
  • A food book filled with easy ideas for breakfasts, lunches, snacks and dinners.
  • A source of inspiration to help you enjoy your new life as a runner.

You'll Learn How to ...

  • Eat well, even when you're pressed for time
  • Effectively balance carbohydrates, protein, and fat into your sport diet
  • Choose the best snacks for before, during, and after runs, as you go further and further
  • Lose weight and have energy to exercise
  • Carbohydrate load for a marathon


How Clark's Food Guide for New Runners is Organized

The book has three sections:

1.   Day to day eating on the run.
2.   Fueling before, during and after runs, and
3.   Weight management --- how to healthfully gain muscle and/or lose undesired body fat.