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Sports Nutrition Handbook simplifies food and fueling for athletes

Published June 4, 2019

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — A new title from VeloPress, "Sports Nutrition Handbook: Eat Smart. Be Healthy. Get on Top of Your Game," unpacks the most important nutrition and hydration concepts so that any athlete can easily make sense of their nutrition needs.

"With this helpful guide, athletes will be armed with sound science and useful tools to improve their diet and performance," the publisher said.

Sports Nutrition Handbook is a reference guide that answers the most commonly asked sports nutrition questions. This guide breaks down carbs, proteins, and fats; recommends daily intake based on body weight; answers common nutrition questions that apply to a variety of sports; and offers nutrient-rich recipes and sample meal plans to put good sports nutrition into practice. 

The authors are Justyna Mizera and Krzysztof Mizera. Mizera, is a sports nutritionist who has developed more than one thousand diets for athletes in various sports. She has worked with 30 world championship medalists and Olympians — but also everyday athletes and children. She is the author of numerous scientific and popular-science articles. Mizera, PhD, is a sport physiologist and personal trainer. He works with leading athletes and amateurs in the fields of training, weight loss, motor skills improvement, performance testing, and nutrition.

The paperback with two-color interior and charts and tables throughout retails for $18.95.

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