The store shelves are packed with energy bars and drinks in the most beautiful packaging. But what about the content? Do you really perform better with a fruit bar before you run? Is it useful to down such a sweet drink after exercise? And does your body need the same after a strength training as after a good ride on the bike? This book provides answers to all these (and many more) questions. And above all: it is full of recipes to make sports nutrition yourself. Accurately tailored to your sport performance and taste. From a protein-rich recovery citizen for the powerhouse to a bar full of quick energy for the seasoned triathlete. And for everyone who wants to live fit and healthy: lots of snacks to fight the midday dip. Plenty of information about what the active body needs and why. With clear display-information of nutritional values, allergens and eating styles with each recipe.