Living the active lifestyle doesn't always leave time to shop for and prepare great meals. But for fuel-starved endurance athletes, there is no substitute for real food. In "The Athlete's Plate", professional chef and endurance athlete Adam Kelinson makes preparing great meals a pleasure. Kelinson guides readers through the grocery store and farmer's market, teaching how to shop locally and in season. In the kitchen, he supplies 85 delicious recipes designed for quick and easy preparation. "The Athlete's Plate' offers a no-nonsense approach to food, making it easy to eat well. Kelinson explains the principles of sports nutrition and how a seasonal, whole-foods shopping strategy meshes with the endurance sports lifestyle. "The Athlete's Plate" offers a worry-free way to balanced nutrition, incorporating all the nutrients athletes need to fuel and recover for training and racing. Written for the American market, the book includes conversion tables to help the UK based athlete.