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Eating on the Run
by Evelyn Tribole

Work, social, and family commitments often make it difficult to fit tasty and healthy food choices into your diet. In Eating on the Run, Evelyn Tribole solves your dieting dilemma using her proven expertise concerning all foods, savory and sweet.

Divided into four parts for easy reference, Eating on the Runpresents the latest and best information on the following issues:

-Smart food choices for you and your family

-Eating options for managing weight

-Strategies for speedy grocery shopping–including sample shopping lists

-Healthful eating away from home, whether at work, at a restaurant, in your car, or at the airport

-Nutritional values for common fast foods

-Eating and ordering ethnic cuisine

-Dietary decisions relative to hypertension, high cholesterol, and heart disease

-Diets and supplements, with advice on today’s most popular programs, including liquid meal replacements and high-protein diets such as the Atkins and Zone diets

-Easy meal preparation, including recipes and tips
Evelyn Tribole is the nation’s leading nutritionist for busy people who want to remain healthy and trim. A former nutritional adviser for “Good Morning America” and the American Dietetic Association, she’s been a columnist for SHAPEand has written several books on nutrition. She also juggles work, family, and frequent speaking engagements–so she knows firsthand just how hectic life can get. Her experience and strategies will help you avoid flavorless, fast-fried choices and eat great while on the go.


Triathlon Alkaline Diet
by Mariana Correa

Triathlon Alkaline Diet is a great book for any triathlete who is looking to run faster, swim stronger and cycle smoother. By consuming a healthy alkaline diet not only will your performance improve but also your well-being. In order to achieve your ultimate self your body needs to be healthy from the inside out. You will only improve your performance by eating the right foods for you. This book includes a clear explanation of what are alkaline foods, acidic foods, alkaline water and how these can boost your health. Your body is your temple and your food is your fuel. Your connection with food is the biggest influence for your long-term well-being. The first thing to consider when you would like to make a change in your life is your diet. Healthy nutrition is the foundation of your lifestyle and athletic development. Enjoy this book with 50 Alkaline recipes that are easy to make and delicious.

A Race for Life
by Ruth Heidrich

In her mid-forties, Ruth Heidrich was diagnosed with breast cancer. After undergoing a double mastectomy, she challenged herself to the punishing Ironman Triathlon, a test of endurance involving a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike ride, and a 26.2-mile marathon run. Twenty years later, Heidrich is still running, cancer-free, and positive about life. This is her story. She describes her fight with cancer, the healing powers of proper nutrition, and the rewards of running the toughest races in the world.

Run for Your Life
by Deborah Reber

We all know that running is good for the mind, body and soul. But for the woman who has never run farther than a bus stop, running can seem daunting, even painful. The good thing is that running is free and you can do it anywhere. All you need are your own two-feet-and a little support. In the pages of Run for Your Life, Deborah Reber gives you everything you need to know to get moving-how to get started, what it will feel like, what to wear, and most importantly, how to stick with it.

The Ultimate Runner’s Diet: How to Fuel Your Body for Peak Running Performance
by J. M. Parker

Do you consider yourself a runner? Then consider this book your next purchase. Designed for both beginners and intermediate runners, but with enough tips to help even serious marathoners achieve peak running performance.

With our month’s worth of meal plans, smoothie and juice recipes, we’ll help you eat your way to running greatness. You’ll learn what to eat before and after a run, how to properly hydrate and how to eat for peak performance. Learn the truth about supplements, sports drinks, meal replacement bars and calorie counting. Find out what foods are best (and worst) to take your run to the next level. Bust out of that plateau and fuel your body for success. Don’t run another mile until you read this book!


Runner’s World The Runner’s Diet
by Madelyn H. Fernstrom

A unique eating plan for both novice and experienced runners–to help you achieve optimum performance and keep those unwanted pounds off.

If you are a serious runner, or are thinking about starting a running or run/walk program to keep fit and help you lose weight, forget about the traditional food pyramid–or today’s low-carb diets. As noted dietitian Madelyn H. Fernstrom, Ph.D., C.N.S., explains, the eating plan that best meets the needs of runners at all levels is based on a 50 percent carb, 25 percent protein, 25 percent fat ratio. Here Dr. Fernstrom details a realistic program, individualized for each person’s activity level, that will enable runners to maximize their performance while maintaining long-term success at weight control.

In Runner’s World The Runner’s Diet, the reader will discover:

o Why the 50-25-25 ratio works best for runners–and even walkers
o How to match your eating pattern to your running style
o How to make use of a daily food and activity log

With the imprimatur of Runner’s World, the leading authority in the running field, Runner’s World The Runner’s Diet by Madelyn H. Fernstrom with Ted Spiker is the first book to recognize that runners cannot depend solely on physical activity to control their weight–and to outline a lifetime weight-loss plan that is best for their special needs.


The Chia Seed Diet
by Bud E. Smith, Paul Plotkin

Chia isn’t just for pets anymore! Chia is an edible seed that is high in protein, fiber, antioxidants, and Omega-3 and is gluten free. People are discovering its many benefits, including lowering blood pressure, helping with weight loss, improving heart and brain function, and reducing glucose levels. In Idiot’s Guide®: The Chia Seed Diet, readers get:

150 recipes for making delicious chia teas, smoothies, breads, desserts, sauces, and more.

Tips on adding chia to just about any meal in a way that harmonizes tastes and textures.

The optimal amount of chia to incorporate into the diet to maximize benefits and avoid possible side-effects.

A two-week sample meal plan showing how easy and delicious it can be to incorporate chia seeds into the diet.

Advice on buying chia locally and online, or growing it oneself, plus a guide to prepackaged chia foods.


Build Your Running Body
by Pete Magill, Thomas Schwartz, Melissa Breyer

“The best running book ever.” —Bob Anderson, founder of Runner’s World

Whether you’re a miler or an ultramarathoner, if you want a fit, fast, and injury-resistant running body, there’s a better way to train than relentlessly pursuing mileage. This easy-to-use workout manual draws on the latest research in running physiology to target all the components that go into every stride—including muscles, connective tissue, cardiovascular fitness, energy production, the nervous system, hormones, and the brain. With the breakthrough whole-body training program in Build Your Running Body, runners will improve their times, run longer and more comfortably, and reduce injury.

With more than 150 workouts—from weightlifting and cross-training to resistance exercises and plyometrics—fine-tuned to individual skill levels and performance goals, PLUS:

393 photos that make it easy to follow every step of every workout
10 training programs to help runners of all levels integrate the total-body plan into their daily routines
Interviews with leading runners, exercise scientists, and coaches—learn how elite runners train today
Race strategy for the crucial weeks leading up to the competition and through to the finish line
Exercises to prevent injury and rehabilitate common running ailments
Seasoned insight on barefoot running, the pros and cons of stretching, and other hot-button topics
Nutrition guidance on carbs, proteins, fats, and weight loss
More than 30 recipes to speed recovery and cement fitness gains
Beginners’ guidelines every step of the way
Valuable tips on proper apparel, tracking your progress, and more!


Tales from the Drunk Diet
by Lüc Carl

An excerpt taken straight from Lüc Carl’s upcoming memoir, The Drunk Diet: How I Lost 40 Pounds…Wasted, a beer-soaked tale of a long-haired, leather-clad rock ‘n roll party-maker who transformed a whiskey-and-5:00AM cheeseburger lifestyle into a wildly successful weight-loss regime.
Full of charismatic wit and insane stories about his life, this excerpt is a mix of memoir and advice: laugh and be inspired while he takes you along on his hilarious journey to become healthier and fitter, and live vicariously through a guy who likes to have a good time, ALL the time (even if that now means running 8 miles a day).