The Racing Weight and New Rules of Marathon and Half Marathon Nutrition author's first diet book, based on the universal habits of elite endurance athletes: advice on everything from how (and how much) to eat, sample food plans, delicious recipes, and science-based research.
Sports Nutritionist Matt Fitzgerald has spent nearly twenty years studying the diets of top professional endurance athletes, who are among the fittest and healthiest people in the world. As a result, he has identified five core habits,most of which are contrary to what popular diets advise,that are essential to maximizing workout benefits. The Endurance Diet shares key strategies for optimal health and performance: eat everything, eat quality, eat carbohydrate, eat enough, and eat individually. Whether you want to lose weight, win a race, or look a little more like an elite athlete, this plan is for you. I am always amazed at how much I learn from Matt Fitzgerald's books."-Shalane Flanagan, Olympic bronze medalist