The Cycling Chef: Recipes for Performance and Pleasure (Hardback)Alan Murchison (author)
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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 742 g
Dimensions: 246 x 189 mm
Alan's dedication to competing at the highest level of sport combined with the creativity and skill of his cooking, make his approach to nutritional cooking nothing short of incredible. -- Ashley Palmer-Watts - Executive Chef at Dinner by Heston Blumenthal
Alan's food is simple, yet tasty and powerful. He's been a key component for my training and racing. -- Alex Dowsett, World Tour rider, former World Hour Record Holder and national champion
I suspect journalists would put Alan into the category of "marginal gains" that British Cycling is so famous for, but proper nutrition is a huge gain. -- Katie Archibald, multiple world and Olympic gold medallist
Alan Murchison has been pivotal in my transformation from knocking around for Top 10s at national level events to winning World Cups... A game changer. -- Dan Bigham, GB track cyclist and multiple national champion
As an athlete your priorities are; nutritional value, ease of cooking and taste. It takes real creativity, passion and a true understanding of the athletes needs to combine all these priorities, you don't have to compromise when you follow Alan's recipes. -- Callum Skinner, Olympic gold medallist
Working with Alan has completely changed the way I think about food and opened my eyes to new ideas. Ingredients I would have previously discarded as boring now feature regularly in a balanced diet. Eating well no longer feels like a challenge or a sacrifice. -- Hayley Simmonds, road cyclist and Commonwealth Games medallist
Alan's unique dual background as a world-class chef as well as a high-performance athlete, means he has an extraordinarily useful empathy to understand and relate to the specific nutritional needs of the sports performer... I would not hesitate to recommend this book to any athlete and of any ambition. -- Dr Jamie Pringle, leading sports scientist
Al genuinely wants to change the way athletes prepare the very food that fuels their performance, and this book is a massive leap in that direction. If you want to fuel world-class performance, do yourself a favour and get the basics right. Train smart and eat smart. Start with this book. -- Steve Bate MBE, Paralympic Champion, World Champion and World Record Holder.
Murchison's "buzzing bars" are bloody lovely...and a piece of cake to construct -- Matt Butler * i news *
Alan Murchison is an expert both in the saddle and in the kitchen. * Men's Fitness *
Whether you're always in the saddle or a fair-weather cyclist, these tempting recipes are great for topping up your pedal power. * Top Sante *
The Cycling Chef bristles with nutritionally balanced meals that also happen to be delicious ... an excellent book that treads the tricky line between healthy, performance-orientated eating and deliciousness ... a very welcome addition to the world of sports nutrition recipe books. * The Caterer *
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