Combining the winning elements of proven training approaches, motivational stories, and innovative recipes, No Meat Athlete is a unique guidebook, healthy-living cookbook, and nutrition primer for the beginner, every day, and serious athlete who wants to live a meatless lifestyle. Author and popular blogger, Matt Frazier, will show you that there are many benefits to embracing a meat-free athletic lifestyle, including: - Weight loss, which often leads to increased speed - Easier digestion and faster recovery after workouts - Improved energy levels to help with not just athletic performance but your day-to-day life - Reduced impact on the planet Whatever your motivation for choosing a meat-free lifestyle, this book will take you through everything you need to know to apply your lifestyle to your training. Matt Frazier provides practical advice and tips on how to transition to a plant-based diet while getting all the nutrition you need; uses the power of habit to make those changes last; and offers up menu plans for high performance, endurance, and recovery. Once you've mastered the basics, Matt delivers a training manual of his own design for runners of all abilities and ambitions. The manual provides training plans for common race distances and shows runners how to create healthy habits, improve performance, and avoid injuries. No Meat Athlete will take you from the start to finish line, giving you encouraging tips, tricks, and advice along the way.
About the Author
Athlete and competitive runner, MATT FRAZIER runs several marathons and 50-mile ultramarathons each year. He is the author of the hugely popular blog, No Meat Athlete, which attracts 170,000 unique visitors a month. His newsletter has 20,000 subscribers, and his Facebook page has received 23,000 "Likes." He has self-published marathon and half-marathon training eBooks, and is featured regularly in running magazines, websites, and books, including Thrive Foods by Brendan Brazier. He lives in Asheville, NC.
"In this fantastic book, Matt clearly lays out a simple but powerful plan for changing your eating habits. In small steps, you can create a healthier, stronger, more compassionate diet that will fuel the best version of you." - Leo Babauta, simplicity blogger at zenhabits.net"Inspiring, encouraging, and packed with practical information, this is a book that will help anyone at any fitness level learn to eat and train for optimal plant-powered health." - Virginia Messina, M.P.H., R.D., author of Vegan for Life and Vegan for Her"This book is a fantastic, no-fuss, no-judgment approach to plant-based eating and fitness. Whether you're curious, brand-new to this, or just keeping the blade sharp - get educated, get fed, get fit - read this book." - Osher Gunsberg, TV host, Australian Idol." . . filled with practical advice, solid nutrition information, running tips and training plans, and recipes to fuel athletes of all abilities. . . a comprehensive guide to what you need to be healthy and fit while eating a whole-foods, plant-based diet." - Reed Mangels, Ph.D., R.D., co-author of Simply Vegan and The Dietitian's Guide to Vegetarian Diets." . . an inspiring and empowering book for people interested in being healthy, happy, and active. I highly recommend this accessible, life-changing book." - Gene Baur, founder, Farm Sanctuary"
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 1st March 2014
Publisher: Fair Winds Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 19.1 x 22.9 x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.48
Edition Number: 1