When Dr. Allen Lim left the lab to work with pro cyclists, he found a peloton weary of food. For years the sport’s elite athletes had been underperforming on bland fare and processed bars and gels. Science held few easy answers for nutrition in the real world, where hungry athletes must buy ingredients; make meals; and enjoy eating before, during, and after each workout, day after day.
So Lim set out to make eating delicious and practical. His journey began with his mom, took him inside the kitchens of the Tour de France, and delivered him to a dinner party where he met celebrated chef Biju Thomas.
Chef Biju and Dr. Lim vetted countless meals with the world’s best endurance athletes in the most demanding test kitchens.
The Feed Zone Cookbook includes:
-150 delicious recipes illustrated with full-color photographs
-Allen Lim’s take on the science and practice of food
-Portable whole foods, including Lim’s famous rice cakes and more
-Dozens of quick-prep meals for before and after workouts
-Shortcuts, substitutions, and techniques to save time in the kitchen
-104 gluten-free and 104 vegetarian alternatives to favorite dishes