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The Fighter's Kitchen

by Chris Algieri

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PUBLISHED: 6th August 2019
ISBN: 9781465483737
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  • Paperback
    $22.19
PUBLISHED: 6th August 2019
ISBN: 9781465483737

Publisher Description

Ever wonder how professional MMA fighters in the UFC prepare their bodies for fights? The real training often starts in the kitchen, where the right meals at the right times can give fighters everything they need to be ready for their next match.

Fighters fuel their bodies with precise nutrients delivered at specific times to achieve their functional physiques-and now you can too.

The Fighter's Kitchen provides expert guidance on what and when to eat, and it helps you understand how our bodies use what we eat to burn fat and build lean, strong muscle.

Author Biography

Chris Algieri is a former World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior welterweight boxing champion, ISKA world welterweight kickboxing champion, and WKA world super welterweight world kickboxing champion with more than 13 years of professional fighting experience. He has a bachelor's degree in health care management from Stony Brook University and a master's degree in clinical nutrition from the New York Institute of Technology. Chris is also a certified sports nutritionist through International Society of Sport Nutrition. He's spoken on topics related to human performance and nutrition at various sports performance conferences, seminars, and summits. Across Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, he has more than 125,000 followers, and he sometimes posts recipes and cooking tips. Chris is currently the head performance nutrition coach at Stony Brook, where he's worked with 500 Division I athletes in 16 different sports on a daily basis. He hasn't hung up his boxing gloves just yet, but until his next fight, he helps fighters with their nutritional needs before their next competition

Review

"The Fighter's Kitchen is a must-read for anyone looking for the tools they need to look and feel better. Chris shows you how to make healthy food taste incredible and the recipes are detailed and easy to apply immediately. Whether your goal is to manage your weight or increase your performance, there is a plan in here that will fit your goals. Chris's rare combination of education and practical experience as an athlete and nutritionist separates The Fighter's Kitchen from all other nutrition books I've come across." -- George J. Greene III, assistant athletics director for athletic performance at Stony Brook University "World champion Chris Algeri, now 'knocking out' amazing nutritious tasty meals! Just as Chris used his skills and knowledge to earn a world title, he now uses his experience and advanced degree in clinical nutrition to help others achieve a world champion, healthy lifestyle!" -- Michael Camp, doctor of physical therapy and certified strength and conditioning specialist

"Having dedicated my life for 33 years to human performance and sports nutrition, I can state unequivocally that Chris Algieri is the best practitioners of nutrition I've known. In The Fighter's Kitchen, Chris combines his incredible knowledge of nutrition science with an assiduous practice of perfect eating and a love for preparing the world's healthiest foods with wonderful flavor. I spent one week alongside Chris in fight camp. Eating as he did, my body changed more in a week than I had managed in a lifetime of practice. Enjoy this great book with highly applicable nutritional practices--those largely responsible for making him a world champion." -- Tony Ricci, professor of exercise physiology and nutrition at Long Island University

"I've been waiting for Chris to release The Fighter's Kitchen, as it's a staple for keeping our fighters fit year-round. This book is filled with delicious, easy-to-prepare meals that keep our fighters fueled in the gym and out. Whether you're training for a fight or just trying to live a healthier life, The Fighter's Kitchen is guaranteed to knock out your hunger and help you hit your goals." -- Corey Peacock, associate professor of exercise and sport science at Nova Southeastern University

Product Details

Pages
160
Publisher
Alpha Books
Year
2019
ISBN-10
146548373X
ISBN-13
9781465483737
Format
Paperback
Publication Date
2019-08-06
Country of Publication
United States
Subtitle
100 Muscle-Building, Fat Burning Recipes, with Meal Plans to Sculpt your Warrior Body
Author
Chris Algieri
Short Title
The Fighter's Kitchen
Language
English
Audience
General/Trade