The Cycling Chef: Recipes for Getting Lean and Fuelling the Machine (Hardcover)
In his latest book, Michelin star chef, elite athlete and celebrated cycling nutritionist Alan Murchison reveals how you can enjoy delicious food and lose weight--without sacrificing your cycling performance.
Drawing on the author's Michelin-starred kitchen expertise, The Cycling Chef: Recipes for Getting Lean and Fuelling the Machine features more than 65 mouth-watering recipes--including breakfasts, salads, main meals, desserts and snacks, as well as vegetarian and vegan dishes--each designed with busy cyclists in mind. They are all rich in protein, can be cooked in under 30 minutes, and are made from ingredients available in a local supermarket. These delicious, easy-to-make and nutritionally balanced meals will help cyclists of all levels reach their cycling performance goals while providing a roadmap for sustainable long-term weight loss.
If you're looking for the best form of exercise to lose weight and keep it off--nothing beats cycling. However, while adding cycling to your exercise regime can lead to significant sustainable weight reduction, this is only possible with the right diet.
Using his 25 years of experience cooking in Michelin-star restaurants, in combination with first-hand knowledge of working with some of the world's best athletes and coaches, Alan Murchison offers expert advice on how cyclists can lose weight without it adversely impacting on their speed, stamina or all-round cycling performance.
The Cycling Chef: Recipes for Getting Lean and Fuelling the Machine will explain the importance of eating well and eating optimally, and concentrate on the practical application of real-life sports fueling. This is underpinned by a culinary knowledge that is second to none.
About the Author
Alan Murchison is a Michelin-starred chef with over 25 years' experience working in starred restaurants (he held a Michelin star for over a decade and had 4 AA Rosettes whist executive Chef at L'Ortolan restaurant in Berkshire). He is also a multiple World & European age group duathlon champion, national level master's cyclist & ex-international endurance runner.
Alan's business www.performancechef.com provides bespoke nutritional support for athletes across a number of sports, predominantly cyclists. Alan works with athletes across a range of abilities from first timers looking to just complete an event to current Olympic gold medallists.
“'Top meals from the Michelin-starred chef who is also a champion athlete... Catnip for the style-obsessed, Rapha-wearing aficionado' ” —The Times