In "The Athlete's Guide to Making Weight", renowned sport dietitians Michele Macedonio and Marie Dunford have analysed today's top athletes, competitive trends and positional demands across 21 sports to help readers determine and achieve their optimal competitive weight. The text teaches athletes how to assess body composition, nutritional requirements and their current training programmes. Then follow the customisable meal plans for a personalised approach to maximising performance. Whether readers need to add muscle and mass, lose body fat, or control water weight, this book will help athletes reach their goals without sacrificing safety or performance.
Michele Macedonio, MS, RD, CSSD, LD, a nationally recognised dietitian and board-certified specialist in sport dietetics, is the team dietitian for the Cincinnati Bengals and Cincinnati Kings. A freelance nutrition writer and editor, Macedonio has authored many nutrition articles and educational materials. Marie Dunford, PhD, RD is a freelance nutrition author and editor of nutrition education materials, including textbooks, consumer books, online courses, continuing professional education courses and magazine and newspaper articles. A former professor and chair in the department of food science and nutrition at California State University at Fresno, Dunford has extensive experience with NCAA Division I athletes.