The Sports Nutrition Playbook is a play-by-play on sports nutrition for athletes, coaches, trainers and parents. It contains portable, practical and easy-to-use fueling tips and examples. It helps athletes, and the team around them, understand the importance of nutrition and hydration as it relates to fueling, performance and recovery. Its small, flip book size is perfect for a gym bag, suburban, training or weight room! No need to read paragraphs of information to understand how to fuel and recover, The Sports Nutrition Playbook breaks it down into 250 pages of bite-size bullet points with easy, applicable examples that athletes can put into practice immediately to help take their game to the next level!
As a sports dietitian, I am constantly asked for practical ways to help fuel athletes. From school to meetings to training to competitions, athletes of every age, shape and sport are challenged to fuel their bodies appropriately. I know that if athletes will make nutrition and hydration a top priority, it will give them an edge and ultimately help them perform their best!
Here’s the Play-By-Play on What’s Inside:
- Fueling the 24-Hour Athlete
- Determining Energy Needs
- Building Blocks of Daily Nutrition
- Fueling the Day
- Fueling Exercise
- Hydration for Exercise
- Fueling Schedules
- Sports Specific Fueling Tips
- Eating On-the-Go
- Grocery Shopping, Meal Planning and Prepping
- Top 10’s for all Types of Fueling
- Specific Considerations in Sports Nutrition
Meet the Author:
Amy Goodson, MS, RD, CSSD, LD is a registered dietitian and Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics. She focuses on overall health, wellness and sports nutrition. Amy has worked with the Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers, TCU Athletics, the NBA G-league, Gatorade Sports Science Institute, Texas Health Sports Medicine and more. She has also worked with thousands of youth athletes and everyday exercisers. Amy is the co-author of Swim, Bike, Run, Eat, a sports nutrition
book for triathlon athletes, and nutrition contributor to retired NFL Player Donald Driver’s book, The 3-D Body Revolution. With a bachelor’s degree in communications and a master’s degree in exercise and sports nutrition, Amy is passionate about marrying the two to provide quality, science-based nutrition information through speaking, media, writing and consulting. Amy has hundreds of media placements in a variety of local and national TV, radio and print outlets.