Perfect for novice marathon runners (and walkers), Clark's Food Guide for Marathoners: Tips for Everyday Champions can help you learn how to fuel for everyday training as well as the 26.2 mile event itself. The easy-to-read "how-to" book includes the latest information on carbohydrates and carbo-loading, protein, fluids and sports drinks, weight management - to say nothing of additional wisdom on how to manage to eat well, even if you don't cook.
This quick read is filled with "how to" tips about --
What to eat before, during and after long runs and the marathon itself (triathlon training tips included)
How to lose weight and have energy to train.
How to fuel well on a daily basis--even if you eat on the run.
The book has four sections:
1. Everyday Eating for Marathoners
2. The Balancing Act: Protein, Fats and Fluids
3. Eating for Long Walks and Runs
4. Weight and Marathon
Bulk orders available for teams, such as marathon training programs like Team in Training.