The Feed Zone Cookbook
Fast and Flavorful Food for Athletes
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|Format:||Hardcover, 320 pages|
|Other Information: ||Illustrated|
|Published In: ||United States, 01 November 2011|
The hottest sports physiologist in cycling reveals his better way to eat--and the chef who makes it all taste great. Thomas brings a fresh, no-fuss approach to 100 recipes designed to boost athletic performance and taste great at the same time. With just a handful of ingredients and requiring no more than five or six steps, Biju and Lim make real food accessible to athletes. 320 pp.
About the Author
Biju Thomas is the chef behind the menus of many successful restaurants in Denver and Boulder, Colorado. He has worked closely with professional cyclists including Levi Leipheimer, Lance Armstrong, and Christian Vande Velde to improve their eating habits for better performance. Biju is also a contributor to Map My Fitness, one of the largest social networks in the sports industry.
Allen Lim, Ph.D. is sports physiologist for Team RadioShack pro cycling team. Prior to RadioShack, Lim worked with Jonathan Vaughters and the Garmin pro cycling team. Lim has worked closely with the top U.S. cyclists, including Lance Armstrong, Levi Leipheimer, Christian Vande Velde, David Zabriskie, and countless others. He continues to shape the future heroes of the sport in his work with the Livestrong Developmental Squad, which in includes standout Taylor Phinney. Lim's experience is not exclusive to men's professional cycling. Early in his career he worked extensively with women's cycling teams and much of his research has been outside of the sport of cycling.
""The Feed Zone Cookbook" features unique, simple recipes for quick meals that will help fuel your workouts and speed recovery." -- "Men's Journal" "The beauty of "The Feed Zone Cookbook" is that it is practical and based on real-life experience--not just theory...Let "The Feed Zone"" Cookbook" help you find your way into the kitchen with enthusiasm." -- Active.com "["The Feed Zone Cookbook" is] packed with recipes that will not only offer healthy alternatives, but actually taste good as well." -- NBCSports.com "The chapter on homemade energy bars, which are made from rice and eggs and other savories, is probably the single most unique feature. However, there's also tons of straightforward meal recipes (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) that are both quick and easy to prepare." -- "Outside" magazine "The foods described are intentionally simple to prepare, impressively flavorful, easy to digest...Just honest to goodness recipes made with real food." -- BikeRadar ""The Feed Zone Cookbook "is allowing us to have our cake and eat it too...Packed with tasty recipes." -- "Paved" magazine ""The Feed Zone Cookbook" is the ultimate guide for triathletes who want to support their training with delicious, wholesome food." -- "Triathlete" magazine "Dr. Lim's experience is just the kind of thing us serious athletes look for in a cookbook author....For the athlete on your list who trains hard and appreciates fresh, wholesome food and creative fusions of flavors, "The Feed Zone Cookbook" won't disappoint." -- "LAVA" magazine "[A cookbook] geared towards athletes that actually has recipes that make you excited to hit the kitchen...Creative, beautiful, and inspiring...straightforward, yummy, and yes, actually good for us athletes." -- "3/GO "magazine "Biju and Allen actually got me into the kitchen, cooking these recipes." -- Levi Leipheimer, professional cyclist for Omega Pharma-Quickstep, from his foreword to "The Feed Zone Cookbook" "Biju makes cooking high-quality, nourishing food
|Dimensions: ||20.85 x 17.2 x 3.07 centimeters (0.92 kg)|