Have you ever wondered how professional athletes stay strong and fit? How they recover after competition and training, how much water they drink, what they eat, and when? Do you or your kids play local competition sport, or run in marathons or go on long distance bike rides? And would you like to know what you can learn from the nutrition of professionals in the field?
In Eat Like an Athlete, sports dietitian Simone Austin shares practical tips and suggestions on how to boost your energy and performance through nutrition, derived from her years of experience advising advising elite athletes. Simone's hands-on manual allows people of all ages, from weekend warriors to professional players, to give their bodies optimal nourishment for training, competition and recovery.
Eat Like an Athlete covers the role of the important nutrients in the body, discusses the impact of the immune system and addresses questions around liquid intake, food pre- and post training, and nutritional requirements for different age groups. Simone Austin also provides useful advice on how to implement the eating like an athlete lifestyle into everyday life – around the workspace, at home, with friends, while travelling or when eating out. In Eat Like an Athlete, you will get all the info available to professional athletes. Let Simone Austin help you to optimise your performance in the sport and physical activities you enjoy.
About the Author
Simone Austin is an Advanced Sports Dietitian and an Accredited Practising Dietitian passionate about making nutritious food choices the easy choices to maximise health and performance. Simone has a proven track record of success as an Advanced Sports Dietitian with a range of teams and individuals. She is the President of Sports Dietitians Australia and a media spokesperson for the Dietitians Association of Australia.
Simone is widely recognised for her expertise and accessible approach to nutrition and is invited regularly to speak on diet and nutrition in the media as well as within health and wellbeing circles like Exercise Sports Science Australia, Sports Medicine Australia, Sports Dietitians Association of Australia and the Dietitians Association of Australia.