Synopses & Reviews
Triathletes spend a lot of time and money making sure they have the right gear, optimizing their training plans, and selecting their races. Part of that preparation for big race days is taking care of diet to be sure the body is properly fed to maximize athletic performance. Enter The Complete Nutrition Guide for Triathletes, a thorough nutritional guidebook tailored specifically for three-sport athletes to reach their triathlon goals and to cross the finish line with the best nutrition plan possible. Dr. Jamie A. Cooper shares her expert knowledge about nutrition and exercise combined with her extensive experience as an active triathlete. She covers each essential nutrient; offers up tailored nutritional plans for Sprint, Olympic, Half Ironman, and Ironman races; and troubleshoots nutrition-related issues specifically concerning the triathlete.
The Complete Nutrition Guide for Triathletes is a thorough nutritional guidebook tailored specifically for the three-sport athlete to reach his triathlon goals and to cross the finish line with the best nutrition plan possible.
About the Author
Dr. Jamie A. Cooper is an Assistant Professor at Texas Tech University where she teaches Sports Nutrition, and Sports Supplements and Ergogenic Aids. An expert in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Exercise Physiology and in Nutritional Sciences, Jamie regularly competes in triathlons. She routinely gives speaking engagements on sports nutrition for endurance triathletes and is a coach for the Texas Tech University triathlon team. Visit her at competitive-nutrition.com.