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The Renaissance Diet 2.0




  1. A comprehensive 229 page guide (in PDF format) on how much to eat, what to eat and when to eat it, to maximize your performance and improve your physique ***Please note: This is an ebook, not a hardcopy
  2. Authored by an expert team of PhDs, Registered Dietitians, researchers, and elite competitive athletes
  3. Your ultimate guide to learning how to more effectively and efficiently fuel your body for improved performance and how to structure diets and diet phases to improve your physique
  4. Experts take the guesswork out of your nutrition so you can start reaching your goals now
  5. Special Section on Competition dieting, water weight cuts, and periodized strategies to help you use nutrition to excel in every aspect of sport
  6. With special diet considerations to allow you to apply your new knowledge to a vegan diet, training multiple times per day, and under a variety of other circumstances


  1. Full chapter added on how to help control hunger when dieting
  2. Full chapter added on dietary adherence; the science and practice of NOT falling off the wagon!
  3. Full chapter added on nutritional periodization (the planning of long-term nutrition goals)
  4. An extensive myths, fads, and fallacies section included, with dozens of entries on GMOs, organic foods, fasting, and much, much more!
  5. Now includes complete guide to cutting water weight (and re-hydrating) for mat-side, 2, 12, and 24 hour weigh-ins
  6. Now includes an expansive section on special dieting conditions including vegan diets, competition day diets, diets for females at various life stages, and special diet considerations for endurance sport
  7. Features a new, scientific introduction to gut health
  8. Contains a hands-on guide for how to design your own diet, including how to effectively use various supplements  
  9. Incorporates the latest comprehensive evidence from the science of sports nutrition


What will I learn from this book?

  • Understand how many calories you need to eat to maximize performance and burn fat
  • Correctly balance your macronutrient intake for your training and physique goals
  • Time your meals to get the most out of your nutrition
  • Select optimal food types to fuel performance
  • Understand which supplements actually work and why
  • Improve your health with proper micronutrient intake and hydration
  • Periodize your diets for long term effectiveness
  • How to develop reasonable goals for performance and physique improvement
  • Step-by-step how to design and implement a diet plan to fit your goals
  • How to adapt your diet for special circumstances such as training multiple times per day
  • How to adapt the diet principles for a vegan diet
  • The most current data on gut health and its practical application
  • How to nutritionally prepare for competition in various types of sports including strength, combat, endurance, and physique sports
  • The reality about the effect of alcohol on physique and sport performance
  • How to recognize and dispel diet myths, fads, and fallacies

What makes the Renaissance Diet so successful at achieving diet results?

With so much information and misinformation available now about nutrition, you need sources you can trust. The authors of The Renaissance Diet combine scientific expertise with practical knowledge. All recommendations and information in the Renaissance Diet Book are based on solid scientific evidence interpreted and synthesized by the authors:

Dr. Mike Israetel, PhD in Sport Physiology and former professor of Exercise Science at Temple University, world renowned speaker and educator, and the chief science consultant at Renaissance Periodization.

Co-authored by Dr. Melissa Davis, PhD, a former neuroscience researcher at the University of California at Irvine, a black belt in jiu jitsu and a former IBJJF Master’s World Champion, who handles the nutrition and training of hundreds of athletes and fitness enthusiasts.

Co-authored by Dr. Jennifer Case, PhD, a former professor of Exercise Science at the University of Central Missouri, a black belt in jiu jitsu and a former IBJJF Master’s World Champion, who handles the nutrition and training of hundreds of athletes and fitness enthusiasts.

Also co-authored by Dr. James Hoffman, PhD, CSCS, former professor of Exercise Science at Temple University and a lifetime athlete, having reached high levels of competition in Rugby, American Football, and Wrestling; who handles the nutrition and training of hundreds of athletes and fitness enthusiasts.

Do you offer refunds?

There are no refunds on our eBooks. All sales are final.

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All digital RP products can now be downloaded at the time of purchase, we no longer email them to you.

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