Anita Bean BSc R Nutr is a registered nutritionist and health writer, specialising in sports nutrition. She has written more than 20 books on nutrition and fitness, including The Complete Guide to Sports Nutrition and Sports Nutrition for Young Athletes. Winner of three major achievement awards in sports nutrition, she writes for Good Housekeeping and broadcasts regularly on TV and radio. Anita has two daughters in GCSC’s high performance squads.
Anita will be delivering information sessions to HPS throughout the autumn term - see swimmer’s diary.
We hope to be able to arrange further talks for other squads at a later date.
For those of you who are unlucky enough not to be able to attend the talks Anita has supplied the papers below:
Factsheet 1 - Food for Swimmers
Factsheet 2 - Food for Swimming Competitions
Factsheet 3 - Practical Nutrition Strategies for Swimmers
Factsheet 4 - How to Gain Weight
Factsheet 5 - Recovery Nutrition for Swimmers
Anita’s latest book on sports nutrition is written for parents and coaches of swimmers/ young athletes (aged under 18),looking for up-to-date guidance and advice. It covers topics such as:
- Nutritional considerations for young athletes (under 18y)
- Eating before, during and after sport
- Weight, body composition and sports performance
- Eating plans and competition eating strategies
- Easy delicious and nutritious recipes.
GCSC members can buy the book for £11.99, a saving of £3 on the cover price (£14.99) - please see or contact Anita.
Anita’s Website is: http://www.anitabean.co.uk, where you will also be able to find details about her books.