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The Paleo Diet for Athletes

The Paleo Diet for Athletes

Our ancestors were athletes. That’s how they survived. The Paleo Diet for Athletes shows how choosing the all-natural foods that were available to our ancestors is the best way to fuel today’s active lifestyles.

The world’s most trusted endurance sports coach, Joe Friel, and the world’s leading expert on the science of healthy nutrition, Dr. Loren Cordain, team up to reveal the healthiest sports nutrition approach in The Paleo Diet for Athletes. This pioneering guide shows the many ways popular carb-heavy diets actually hurt athletic performance while revealing a science-based alternative to improve energy and endurance.

The Paleo Diet for Athletes

  • Lays out a simple, practical way of healthier eating emphasizing nutrient dense, all-natural foods like natural meats and seafood, fresh fruits and vegetables, and some nuts, seeds, and healthy oils.
  • Blows up the myth that athletes must follow a high-carb diet all the time to fuel high performance
  • Shows how grain-based diets spike inflammation that hurts workout recovery, limits fitness gains, and contributes to knee, back, foot, and joint pain and chronic overuse sports injuries.
  • Exposes how sports nutrition products are misused, causing problems with spikes and crashes in blood sugar
  • Shows how athletes can improve endurance and recovery from workouts by better timing their macronutrient intake of protein, carbohydrate, and fat.
  • Reveals how carb-rich diets affect blood pH, causing issues with bone density and muscle loss especially among older athletes

The Paleo Diet founded by Dr. Loren Cordain™ is the strong and healthy diet. Try The Paleo Diet for Athletes for a revolutionary approach to sports nutrition based on our evolutionary approach to everyday eating.

Loren Cordain, Ph.D.

As a professor at Colorado State University, Dr. Loren Cordain developed The Paleo Diet® through decades of research and collaboration with fellow scientists around the world.

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