The Athlete's Cookbook

Cookbooks for Athletes

There are thousands of cookbooks available, but not that many that include recipes that are suitable for athletes, let alone designed specifically for them. We have tried to collate information and review as many cookbooks made for athletes or made by athletes as we can.


Athlete's Cookbook

This book shows how to perform at the top of your ability by combining its carefully constructed nutrition plan with your personal training and conditioning. Build the ideal diet to power a lean, strong physique with over 100 delicious recipes. With day-by-day meal plans and advice on the best pre and post-workout nutrition, The Athlete’s Cookbook details everything you need to maintain energy and build muscle, keeping you at the top of your game. more about this book

The Athlete's Palate Cookbook

The Athlete's Palate Cookbook: 100 Gourmet Recipes for Endurance Athletes from 50 of the World's Greatest Chefs. By Yishane Lee. This book is a collection of some of the recipes from contribution to the Runner's World magazine's popular monthly column, the Athlete's Palate. more about this book

The Feed Zone Cookbook

The Feed Zone Cookbook: Fast and Flavorful Food for Athletes. By Allen Lim and Biju Thomas, based on thier work with athletes in the Tour de France. A no-fuss guide to preparing good food that will change the way endurance athletes eat. There are 150 delicious recipes. See also the companion book the Feed Zone Portables. more about this book

Feed Zone Portables

Feed Zone Portables: A Cookbook Of On-The-Go Food For Athletes, a book by Biju Thomas. The Feed Zone Portables includes 75 all-new portable food recipes for cyclists, runners, triathletes, mountain bikers, climbers, hikers, and backpackers. Each real food recipe is simple, delicious during exercise, easy to make—and ready to go on your next ride, run, climb, hike, road trip, or sporting event. more about this book

Survival Around the World

The Survival Around the World cookbook was developed by the sports dieticians at the Australian Institute of Sport. This vividly illustrated recipe book provides healthful tips not only for traveling athletes but also for anyone who is interested in maintaining a healthy diet, whether at home or abroad. There is advice on dining out, grocery shopping, and cooking in each region of the world is provided, along with internationally inspired recipes.

Survival for the Fittest

Survival for the Fittest was the first cookbook in the Survival series. Developed by the team of sports dietitians at the Australian Institute of Sport, it is not only aimed at athletes, but at anyone who is interested in maintaining a healthy diet in a busy lifestyle. Quick, delicious and foolproof, the recipes are designed to provide maximum energy and nutrition in a minimum space of time. This is more than a recipe book. It is the definitive guide to getting organised at home and cooking great meals. Survival for the Fittest is the ideal high-performance cookbook for the busiest and healthiest of people who want to achieve their personal best in the kitchen as well as their sport. more about this book

Survival from the Fittest

Like its predecessor, Survival for the Fittest, this book, Survival from the Fittest, is more than a recipe book, it is the definitive guide to getting organised at home and cooking great meals. Developed by dietitians at the Australian Institute of Sport, this book is aimed not only at athletes but anyone who is interested in maintaining a healthy diet in a busy lifestyle. The books acknowledge the fact that busy people - especially athletes - face many pressures including long hours, fatigue and professional commitments. The results therefore are these recipes chosen and adapted to contain maximum energy value, with appropriate carbohydrate, protein and fat content. This new collection features the same kind of quick, delicious and foolproof recipes, and each is accompanied by a nutritional analysis per serve, easy cooking tips, a handy shopping list and photos and quotes from a selection of AIS athletes. Advice is offered on maintaining food variety and enjoyment while training, focusing on fuel foods and staying cool with fluids. more about this book

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