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The Athlete's Plate: Real Food for High Performance

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The Athlete's Plate Real Food for High PerformanceLiving the active lifestyle doesn't always leave time to shop for and prepare great meals. But for fuel-starved endurance athletes, there is no substitute for real food. In The Athlete's Plate, professional chef and endurance athlete Adam Kelinson makes preparing great meals a pleasure. Kelinson guides readers through the grocery store and farmer's market, teaching how to shop locally and in season. In the kitchen, he supplies 85 delicious recipes designed for quick and easy preparation. The Athlete's Plate offers a no-nonsense approach to food, making it easy to eat well. Kelinson explains the principles of sports nutrition and how a seasonal, whole-foods shopping strategy meshes with the endurance sports lifestyle. The Athlete's Plate offers a worry-free way to balanced nutrition, incorporating all the nutrients athletes need to fuel and recover for training and racing. Paperback. Color photographs, charts, and tables throughout. 7 Ωî x 10î, 300 pp., $24.95, 978-1-934030-46-2 ìWhen it comes to providing what the human body needs for performance and health, science hasn't caught up with nature. Too many athletes depend on food supplements. In The Athlete's Plate, Adam Kelinson details how to use real food to meet your athletic needs.î ó Joe Friel, world-recognized endurance sports coach and founder of TrainingBible Coaching ìThe Athlete's Plate is more than a recipe book. It is tool that empowers athletes to manage the nourishment and fueling of their bodies with confidence and pleasure.î ó Matt Fitzgerald, author of Brain Training for Runners and Racing Weight: How to Get Lean for Peak Performance ìMy wife and I really enjoy trying Adamís recipes in The Athleteís Plate. I believe they cater to athletes who need quality nutrition in their diet.î ó George Hincapie, U.S. PRO Road Cycling Champion and Olympic cyclist ìThe Athlete's Plate is a great book that I strongly recommend to any elite and recreational athlete. After so many confusing and misleading nutritional books and diets for athletes, it is great to see a smart book full of well balanced foods with real, normal, and easy-to-prepare recipes. Finally, a nutrition book that makes sense!.î ó Dr. Inigo San Millan, PhD, Sports Nutritionist and Exercise Physiologist for pro cyclingís Team Garmin-Transitions ìThe Athleteís Plate offers a simple solution to the mind-numbing complexity of the modern diet and gives you the tools you need to change your nutritional lifestyle.î ó Triathlete magazine "I found The Athleteís Plate helpful for myself and my athletic patients. Great info, great format." ó Jordan D. Metzl, MD, sports medicine physician, 28-time marathon runner and 8-time IronmanÆ finisher ìWant to 'get real' with not only your diet and performances but also how in your food choices affect your community and the planet? The Athlete's Plate is the book for you. Itís a wealth of keepiní it real for athletes while offering down-to-earth, yummy recipes for everyone!î ó Terri Schneider, elite triathlete, coach, and author of Triathlon Revolution: Training, Technique, and Inspiration ìChock full of real food recipes as well as many insightful kitchen tips, The Athleteís Plate is an indispensible tool for the avid or even recreational athlete. Chef Kelinson has assembled a vast array of foods that will not only make you feel better before, during, or after exercise, but will also inspire you to become a better cook!î ó Peter Ryan, CCC, Executive Chef Instructor, Cook Street School of Culinary Arts ìMy career in sports medicine has shown me the critical importance of real food. The athletes I treat recover from injury more quickly when they nourish their bodies with care. Adam Kelinson's book The Athlete's Plate is an authoritative guide on how to eat well for health and fitness.î ó Joseph Maroon, MD, neurosurgeon for the Pittsburgh Steelers, IronmanÆ triathlete, and author of The Longevity Factor ìThe Athleteís Plate details a holistic approach to nutrition for athletes. As a runner who will never be a high performance athlete, I appreciate that my nutritional needs are addressed in the book as well. If you live an active lifestyle, you can benefit from the whole food nutritional guidelines found throughout the pages.î ó Run Oregon ìThe Athlete's Plate aims to show us how we can replace prepared foods with whole foods and find ourselves stronger, leaner and faster. Kelinsonís experience as an athlete, nutritionist, environmentalist and chef comes through on nearly every page.î ó BikeWorldNews.com ìThe Athlete's Plate will not only change your life, it will make it taste better.î ó Nicolas M¸ller, professional snowboarder and 2005 Transworld Snowboarder of the Year ìAdam Kelinson is truly operating at the top of his game. Iíve never met anyone who can make motivation, discipline and determinationónot to mention kale!ótaste so good. He should be your go-to guy whether you need to look your absolute best at an awards ceremony or make some healthy, positive changes in the way you nourish yourself. Your body will thank you!î ó Mariska Hargitay, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and winner of Golden Globe and Emmy awards ìAdam Kelinson is the Michael Pollan of the athletic world. The Athlete's Plate provides insight into how America got into trouble with food and tells us how we can get back on track. It's perhaps the best book on sports nutrition I've ever read.î ó Pete Williams, host of The Fitness Buff Show and author of Core Performance About Adam Kelinson Adam Kelinson is a professional chef, three-time Ironman, and the founder of Organic Performance, a nutrition consulting company. Kelinson has cooked and consulted for athletes, celebrities, and business executives. He has written on diet and nutrition for TrailRunner, Inside Triathlon, xtri.com, Dietwatch.com, and is the Nutritional Director for the Silverman Full Distance Triathlon.

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