This handy, 'how to' food guide addresses the nutrition questions and concerns of soccer athletes of all ages and abilities, to help them reach their goals with energy to spare. Soccer athletes are hungry for good nutrition information. They have lots of food questions: What should I eat before a game? What about sports drinks? How much protein should I be eating? "Food Guide for Soccer: Tips & Recipes from the Pros" will answer those questions - plus others. The easy-to-read book offers practical tips, debunks nutrition myths, and is a simple 'how to' resource for soccer players, their coaches and parents. The text is sprinkled with quotes from professional soccer players as well as recipes, sample menus, and nutrition sidebars.
Nancy Clark, (Boston, MA), an internationally known sports nutritionist, is board certified as a specialist in sports dietetics (CSSD). She counsels both competitive athletes and casual exercisers, and specializes in nutrition for exercise, wellness and the management of eating disorders. Gloria Averbuch (Montclair, NJ: outside Manhattan) is an award-winning author of 12 previous books on running, exercise, health and fitness, several of which have been translated into various languages. Averbuch is the Director of Public Relations/Marketing for Sky Blue FC, one of the seven founding franchises of Women's Professional Soccer.