Cook for Your Life

Cook for Your Life


By (author) Ian Thorpe

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  • Format: Paperback | 192 pages
  • Dimensions: 216mm x 268mm x 22mm | 921g
  • Publication date: 2 August 2011
  • Publication City/Country: South Yarra
  • ISBN 10: 1740669789
  • ISBN 13: 9781740669788
  • Illustrations note: colour illustrations, frontispiece
  • Sales rank: 132,564

Product description

Known for his incredible swimming achievements, Ian Thorpe shares the delicious meals he crafts that keep him trim and healthy In his first cookbook, Ian Thorpe shares the recipes that keep him fit, as well as his philosophy on diet gathered from nutrition experts throughout his years of sporting success. As a competitive swimmer, he has learned that he can't just eat anything and achieve elite level success--healthy eating is something that he has always to keep in mind to perform at his peak. A lifetime love of cooking teamed with a refusal to give up the flavors of his favorite meals led him to develop this plan that allows him to eat the delicious foods he loves and to maintain a healthy, strong body. The recipes he shares here include Roasted Pumpkin and Hazelnut Salad, Braised Celery Hearts with Bacon, Green Chicken Curry, and Mango and Berry Soup.

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Ian Thorpe's success in the pool includes winning five gold medals, 11 world titles, 13 long-course records and 22 world records. He is one of the greatest swimmers of all time. He first came to the attention of the world media when he was only 15 years old the youngest-ever male world champion. He has also appeared on TV shows around the world including Jay Leno and Friends; been invited to meet the President of America; hosted and presented a number of television shows; been awarded the IAAFs 2001 American World's Most Outstanding Athlete Awardo; formed a charitable foundation supporting children in need that celebrated its tenth anniversary in 2010; released a range of food products in Japan; been the face of a number of high profile international luxury products; a UN youth ambassador travelling the world for the UN; and been involved in many philanthropic ventures.