HOW A PLANT-BASED DIET IMPROVES PERFORMANCE – AND HOW TO DO IT YOURSELF
‘Well-written, well-researched, highly recommended!’ Gene Stone, co-author of How Not to Die
‘Whether you’re looking to kickstart a healthier lifestyle or take your training to the next level, this book has you covered’ Plant-Based Health Professionals UK
The scientific evidence overwhelmingly shows that a plant-based diet is one of the most effective ways to improve both long-term health and to see immediate results in terms of energy, recovery and performance. But what can you do to ensure your diet boosts your performance in your sport or training?
In The Plant-Based Power Plan, registered elite sports nutritionist TJ Waterfall uses the cutting-edge research he applies with his clients – ranging from Premiership rugby players, competitive weightlifters and professional boxers, to Premier League footballers and ultra-distance triathletes – to bust the myths and explain how a well-planned plant-based diet can take your health and performance to the next level.
With simple but comprehensive practical guidance – from maximising muscle protein synthesis and improving your recovery, to tweaking nutrition timing and getting enough energy to fuel highly active training schedules – TJ gives you everything you need to bring your A-game. He also shows you just how simple it is to incorporate the most important nutrients into your diet with a selection of 30 easy and delicious recipes.
‘A definite “must read”‘ Fiona Oakes, four-time world-record-holding marathon runner
‘Brim full of the information you need to eat your way towards your full potential’ Etienne Stott MBE, London 2012 canoe slalom gold medallist
‘A holistic lifestyle guide, from a scientist not a guru’ Dale Vince OBE, Chairperson, Forest Green Rovers FC, the world’s first vegan football club
‘Every athlete, coach, trainer and medical practitioner in all sporting organisations should read this book and utilise the insights it offers’ Les Kiss, Head Coach, London Irish Rugby Club