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Racing Weight Cookbook: Lean, Light Recipes for Athletes

Boulder, CO, USA – January 15, 2014 – Racing Weight Cookbook delivers more than 100 flavorful, easy recipes that will help athletes hit their ideal weight without compromising performance. The book is the third in the best-selling Racing Weight Series and is now available in bookstores; bike, tri, and running shops; and online. Preview the book and try recipes at

Racing Weight Cookbook Lean, Light Recipes for Athletes

In a recent survey of endurance athletes, 75% said they were concerned about their weight. That’s because cyclists, runners, and triathletes know that leaner athletes are faster athletes. Leaner athletes waste less energy, burn less oxygen, dissipate heat faster, and even gain more fitness from every workout.

The Racing Weight Series, Matt Fitzgerald’s best-selling weight management program for athletes, introduced 6 easy steps that help athletes zero in on their fastest weight. Now Fitzgerald and dietician Georgie Fear offer Racing Weight Cookbook, a cookbook of the best foods for athletes who want to get leaner and faster.

Racing Weight Cookbook Lean, Light Recipes for Athletes

Racing Weight Cookbook makes it simple to dial in the right mix of carbs, fat, and protein to satisfy any athlete’s appetite without unnecessary calories. Athletes can put high-quality, well-balanced meals on the table in as few as 15 minutes with time-saving tips for food preparation and grocery shopping.

Racing Weight Cookbook uncovers the best foods for athletes:

* 100+ healthy recipes for any athlete, from reluctant cook to cooking enthusiast
* Whole grains, fiber, and lean protein to elevate diet quality
* Fresh, energy-dense meals that help runners, triathletes, and cyclists train harder
* Nutrient-rich bars and smoothies to promote fast recovery

With Racing Weight Cookbook, athletes will take control of their diet with the proven Racing Weight approach, practiced by the world’s best endurance athletes and backed by current science.

Racing Weight Cookbook: Lean, Light Recipes for Athletes
Matt Fitzgerald and Georgie Fear, RD
Paperback with full-color interior and photographs throughout
7 3/8″ x 9″, 240 pp, $24.95, 9781937715151

Matt Fitzgerald is a certified sports nutritionist and the author of numerous books on running, triathlon, nutrition, and weight loss. His most recent books are Racing Weight, 2nd Ed., Racing Weight Quick Start Guide, RUN: The Mind-Body Method of Running by Feel, Brain Training for Runners, and The Runner’s Diary. Matt is a regular contributor to Men’s Fitness, Men’s Health, Outside, Runner’s World, Bicycling, Running Times, Women’s Running, and other sports and fitness publications. Fitzgerald is a featured coach on Training Peaks, Pear Sports, and He is a certified sports nutritionist (CISSN) licensed by the International Society of Sports Nutrition. Learn more at

Georgie Fear, RD, is an endurance athlete, personal trainer, and registered dietitian. She’s a healthy foodie and author of two cookbooks: Fuel Up and Dig In. Fear graduated with a degree in nutritional science from Rutgers University and oversaw the sports nutrition programs for 21 Division I athletic teams. She enjoys answering food and health questions on