Diet for Dancers: A Complete Guide to Nutrition and Weight Control

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Princeton Book Company, 1990 - Health & Fitness - 164 pages
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To be thin and healthy is a necessity for dancers and for athletes such as gymnasts and skaters. Others may want to achieve the lean and lithe look of a dancer. How to attain and maintain the ideal slender body is the purpose of Diet for Dancers: A Complete Guide to Nutrition and Weight Control, a diet book based on research with dancers. The combined effect of diet, nutrition, and exercise in reaching optimum weight is thoroughly discussed, as are eating disorders, fads and frauds. The Exchange System for diet planning is explained, and exchange lists are provided to promote weight loss or to maintain below-normal weight.

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Nice book thought it was going to be a lot bigger but has lot of information packed into it. Really nice and easy to read and follow. Only book of its kind that I know of for dancers. Read full review

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It does a good job at breaking down exactly what you need to do to burn fat and how the body works to do it. Read full review


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Robin D. Chmelar has contributed to the journal Medical Problems of Performing Artists. Sally Sevey Fitt is the author of Dance Kinesiology.

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