Loren Cordain PhD follows his success of The Paleo Diet with the first book ever to detail the exercise enhancing effects of a diet similar to that of our Stone Age ancestorsWhen The Paleo Diet was published advocating a return to the diet of our ancestors high protein plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables the book received brilliant reviews from the medical and nutritional communities Jennie Brand Miller coauthor of the bestselling Glucose Revolution called it without a doubt the most nutritious diet on the planet Doctors Michael and Mary Dan Eades authors of Protein Power said We can't recommend The Paleo Diet highly enoughNow Dr Cordain joins with USA triathlon and cycling elite coach Joe Friel to adapt the Paleo Diet to the needs of athletes The authors showo Why the typical athletic diet top heavy with grains starches and refined sugars is detrimental to recovery performance and healtho How the glycemic load and acid base balance impact performanceo Why consumption of starches and simple sugars is only beneficial in the immediate post exercise periodAt every level of competition The Paleo Diet for Athletes can maximize performance in a range of endurance sports


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