Chapter 1 Nutrition and Fuel Systems for Sports; Chapter 3 Carbohydrate for Energy; Chapter 5 Liquids for Hydration, Cooling, and Energy; Chapter 7 Eating and Drinking Before, During, and After Sport; Chapter 9 Food Choices for the Athlete's Kitchen; Chapter 11 Restaurant and Road Trip Meals; Chapter 13 Fat Burning and Weight Loss Strategies; Chapter 14 Nutrition for Specific Sports.
Glenn Cardwell is a qualified sports dietitian and an accredited practicing dietitian with more than 25 years of experience. He has advised athletes from junior ranks through elite levels, and he has run courses for fitness leaders and personal trainers since 1986. One of the first sports dietitians in Australia, he lectures in sports nutrition at Edith Cowan University and helped to establish Sports Dietitians Australia, a professional body of qualified sports dietitians, and serves as their newsletter editor.
"Glenn Cardwell has done it again! His fifth edition of Gold Medal Nutrition provides sound, practical information for athletes and exercisers. Glenn's trustworthy information written in a reader-friendly style is rare and refreshing." Delia Quinn, APD-- Senior Lecturer, School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences "The new edition of Gold Medal Nutrition is written in a concise, relaxed style and continues to be based on in-depth reviews and research of the current scientific literature. Cardwell offers a can-do approach for athletes and coaches and provides guidance for a range of popular sports." Jeni Pearce-- Head of Performance Nutrition, English Institute of Sport "Gold Medal Nutrition offers concise advice that can help you confidently enjoy a winning sports diet." Nancy Clark, MS, RD, CSSD-- Sports Dietitian, Author, Nancy Clark's Sports Nutrition Guidebook "Gold Medal Nutrition is a great source of information for people wanting a no-nonsense understanding of the role that nutrition plays in sport performance. Glenn Cardwell brings nutrition to life in a practical and stimulating way." Ruth Logan-- Sports Dietitian, EatWise4Life