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See below for a selection of the latest books from Fitness & diet category. Presented with a red border are the Fitness & diet books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Fitness & diet books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Running in the Midpack

Running in the Midpack

Author: Martin Yelling, Anji Andrews Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/02/2021

An expert running guide designed to engage with the substantial, and growing, yet often overlooked, middle-of-the-pack runner. The book is co-written by Martin Yelling, London Marathon's official coach and star of Marathon Talk, the UK's number 1 running podcast. Midpack runners are the unsung heroes of the running world and often don't get the credit they deserve. 'Midpackers' run week-in, week-out, year-in, year-out but are ignored in book terms in favour of beginners and elite runners. And being in the mid-pack can be far from fun, often their performances plateau and this lack of achievement can lead to a loss of enthusiasm. This groundbreaking book is specially devised with midpackers in mind and will provide this important group with all the expert knowledge they need to go faster and go further. Running in the Midpack will offer advice on how to reduce the risk of injuries and how to bring more enjoyment to the training process through a fascinating mix of expert knowledge, runners' stories and sample workouts.

High-Performance Nutrition for Masters Athletes

High-Performance Nutrition for Masters Athletes

Author: Lauren Antonucci Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/01/2021

It's an undisputed fact that the body's physiological needs change as you age. But that doesn't mean you can't continue to compete and perform at your best. In High-Performance Nutrition for Masters Athletes, you'll find practical advice for fueling your active lifestyle--now and for decades to come. The key to effectively adapting your nutrition plans is first understanding how needs change over time and how expected results shift through the decades. Explore the science behind proper fueling for training and competition with the current guidelines for carbohydrate, protein, and fat intake plus advice on proper hydration, avoiding the dangers of underfueling, and nutrition for optimal recovery. High-Performance Nutrition for Masters Athletes will then take you inside the fueling strategies for precompetition, competition, and recovery: Gain an understanding of the need for different types or amounts of nutrients at different times and get easy-to-follow guidance on how to meet those needs. Learn how to energize with carbohydrate, build muscle with protein, and meet your hydration needs for optimal athletic performance. Know the role vitamins, minerals, and supplements can play in a nutrition plan and how devastating underfueling can be to athletic performance. Understand how chronic conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease affect nutritional needs. Use the sample meal plans to help customize meals and snacks and reset eating habits to meet the needs of training and competition. Plus, throughout the book you will find accounts of amazing individuals--both well-known elite athletes and Olympians and everyday athletes--who have adapted their nutrition and training regimes to stay at the top of their game year in and year out. Comprehensive yet practical, High-Performance Nutrition for Masters Athletes provides the latest research, guidance, and strategies that you need to train harder, perform stronger, and recover faster. Fuel smart, and never let age slow you down. CE exam available! For certified professionals, a companion continuing education exam can be completed after reading this book. The High-Performance Nutrition for Masters Athletes Online CE Exam may be purchased separately or as part of the High-Performance Nutrition for Masters Athletes With CE Exam package that includes both the book and the exam.

High School Athlete, The: Baseball

High School Athlete, The: Baseball

Author: Michael Volkmar Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/01/2021

Keto Diet Hacks

Keto Diet Hacks

Author: Lindsay Boyers Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/01/2021

The keto diet is easier than ever with these 200 hacks, tips, and tricks to adapting the keto diet to your lifestyle! Despite our best effort, not every diet is sustainable. The chances are that the more restricted you feel in your diet, the more likely you will fall back into poor eating habits, no matter what your best intentions are. While the keto diet has been lauded as a wonderful way to lose weight, calm inflammation, and fight some diseases, it can certainly be difficult to stick to. In Keto Diet Hacks you will discover 200 tips and tricks to make the keto diet work better for you including: -Ordering your favorite burger at the drive-thru but skipping the bun and sauce -Adding butter to your coffee to get more fat -Freezing cauliflower in muffin tins for easy pre-proportioned meals -Trying intermittent fasting when the weight plateau hits -And more! These simple, clever, and, easy-to-follow keto hacks will keep you feeling healthy and strong so you can experience all the healthy benefits of the keto diet on your own terms.

10 Hour Diet

10 Hour Diet

Author: Hyde Jeannette Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/01/2021

Want to lose weight without counting calories or cutting out food groups, and even still having the odd drink? Intermittent fasting is becoming one of the most popular trends in health. Backed up by science and weight loss results, it shows that our bodies respond as much to when we eat as what we're eating. Here, fully qualified nutritionist and expert Jeannette Hyde unpacks the science to show how easily you can fold this into your daily routine to help lose weight, sleep better and feel healthier. Simply by ensuring you're eating and drinking for 10 hours out of 24, you can completely change your lifestyle and body. Full of insights, tips, meal plans, day plans and research, this is the ultimate guide to time-restricted eating.

Rebuilding Milo

Rebuilding Milo

Author: Aaron Horschig Format: Hardback Release Date: 19/01/2021

Every athlete who spends time in the weight room eventually deals with pain/injury that leaves them frustrated and unable to reach their highest potential. This book, designed by a strength athlete for anyone who spends time in the weight room, is the solution to your struggles with injury and pain. It walks you through simple tests and screens to uncover the movement problem at the root of your pain. After discovering the cause of your injury, you'll be able to create an individualised rehab programme as laid out in this book.

The DASH Diet Mediterranean Solution

The DASH Diet Mediterranean Solution

Author: Marla Heller Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/01/2021

The newest approach to the New York Times bestselling Dash diet, featuring a completely new approach to eating, the latest science and research on improving heart health and reducing the risk of diabetes, and a Mediterranean diet-inspired meal plan to make this the most healthful and effective DASH diet ever. The DASH diet has been a staple of the dieting world, recommended by doctors, nutritionists, and crowned the US News and World Report's #1 best diet for 8 years in a row. But popular tastes and medical guidelines have evolved, and The Dash Diet Mediterranean Solution presents a new approach to the time tested diet program that highlights the benefits of whole foods. Marla Heller, MS RD has overhauled the DASH plan to reflect the latest, cutting-edge research on hypertension, diabetes, depression, and other health issues that impact millions of Americans. Meal planning gets a new focus on unprocessed foods (less sugar free jello, more fresh fruits!), seafood options, and even a whole section examining vegan and vegetarian choices. Filled with four weeks of menus and tons of strategies and research, The Dash Diet Mediterranean Solution offers readers a new approach to their best health the DASH diet way.

Advances in Health and Disease. Volume 26

Advances in Health and Disease. Volume 26

Author: Lowell T. Duncan Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/01/2021

Advances in Health and Disease. Volume 26 opens with a deep insight into the effects of probiotics on humans, animals and plants, the proposed mechanism of action and their applications. Following this, the authors focus on the pathophysiology of iron metabolism and hepcidin, their regulation with ferroportin, matripatase-2, as well as the factors involved in causing iron-refractory iron deficiency anemia. A review is provided on interleukin 6, a small glycoprotein and pleiotropic cytokine produced during chronic inflammation by monocytes, fibroblasts, endothelial cells, lymphocytes, keratinocytes, astrocytes and several malignant cells. The authors examine the protection of people and the environment from radiation in the event of nuclear accidents, maintaining that in disasters with widespread contamination, the protection system must rely on experts' ethical values. To achieve global commitments on the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, the concluding study necessitates enhancing different intervention measures, including strengthening laboratory facilities in different health institutes for early detection.

The Setpoint Diet The 21-Day Program to Permanently Change What Your Body Wants to Weigh

The Setpoint Diet The 21-Day Program to Permanently Change What Your Body Wants to Weigh

Author: Jonathan Bailor Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/01/2021

Your body fights to keep you within a range of about 15 pounds -- also known as your setpoint weight. New research reveals that you can lower your setpoint and end that battle for good by focusing on the quality of calories you eat, not the quantity. With The Setpoint Diet, you will reprogram your body with a 21-day plan to rev up your metabolism, eliminate inflammation, heal your hormones, repair your gut, and get your body working like that of a naturally thin person -- permanently. The Setpoint Diet is a lower-carb menu that focuses on specific anti-inflammatory whole foods, including tons of produce, nutritious proteins, and therapeutic fats. Its creator, Jonathan Bailor, founded SANESolution, a weight loss company that has reached millions of people. Proven to help you lose weight naturally and maintain it, The Setpoint Diet is your new blueprint for healthy living.

Advances in Health and Disease. Volume 28

Advances in Health and Disease. Volume 28

Author: Lowell T. Duncan Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/01/2021

Advances in Health and Disease. Volume 28 opens with a focus on meningoencephalitis, a broad term encompassing inflammation of the brain as well as the overlying meninges, and the authors review its different causes, diagnostic methods and treatment. A general overview of the COVID-19 virus among the human population is provided, after which the underlying clinical manifestations and effects on those living with HIV are addressed. An overview is also provided on Cushing's syndrome, a rare disorder caused by pathologic cortisol overproduction with a wide spectrum of clinical signs and symptoms such as weight gain, irregular periods, depression, and anxiety. The authors describe propofol use and administration during drug-induced sleep endoscopy, a technique that plays an important role in detecting dynamic anatomical variations in obstructive sleep apnea patients. Following this, musculoskeletal changes due to prolonged usage of screen touch devices are defined, described, and classified, along with validated diagnostic assessment tools. The results of genetic association studies of multifactorial oral and dental conditions such as dental caries, periodontal diseases, developmental enamel defects, and apical periodontitis are discussed. The procedure for performing a safe and reproducible standard cholecystectomy is carefully defined, considering all tips and tricks. The closing study focuses on miscarriage, the most frequent obstetric complication affecting about 15% of all pregnancies.

Fit

Fit

Author: Paul Olima Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/01/2021

Are you looking to start your fitness journey, or is it time to take your workouts to the next level? Regardless of your goals, this is a straightforward guide to serious results - from how to start to how to stick with it, and keep progressing. Paul Olima, former professional football and rugby player, uses his expertise, humour and, sometimes, plain common sense to help you find your way in fitness. You will get past excuses and fear of failure and gain confidence by finding workouts and creating routines that you enjoy. Because being fit is a lifestyle. It's about having a positive mindset, healthy habits and fuelling your body with the right nutrition. Paul busts common fitness myths and doesn't offer any quick fixes, but a sustainable and holistic approach. Whether you are interested in walking, bodybuilding, CrossFit, running, boxing, yoga or power lifting, Paul and his team of experts will guide you to the right way to train for you. Learn to: Set realistic goals. Create a workout plan. Use the right techniques and equipment. Find the right form of exercise for the results you want. This book holds all you need to know about how to show up and smash your goals, and how to be active, healthy and fit - for life. It's about finding what is right for you, and doing fitness your way. Ready? Let's get it!

Fit

Fit

Author: Paul Olima Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/01/2021

Are you looking to start your fitness journey, or is it time to take your workouts to the next level? Regardless of your goals, this is a straightforward guide to serious results - from how to start to how to stick with it, and keep progressing. Paul Olima, former professional football and rugby player, uses his expertise, humour and, sometimes, plain common sense to help you find your way in fitness. You will get past excuses and fear of failure and gain confidence by finding workouts and creating routines that you enjoy. Because being fit is a lifestyle. It's about having a positive mindset, healthy habits and fuelling your body with the right nutrition. Paul busts common fitness myths and doesn't offer any quick fixes, but a sustainable and holistic approach. Whether you are interested in walking, bodybuilding, CrossFit, running, boxing, yoga or power lifting, Paul and his team of experts will guide you to the right way to train for you. Learn to: Set realistic goals. Create a workout plan. Use the right techniques and equipment. Find the right form of exercise for the results you want. This book holds all you need to know about how to show up and smash your goals, and how to be active, healthy and fit - for life. It's about finding what is right for you, and doing fitness your way. Ready? Let's get it!