• How To Improve Your Swimming Performance: 5 Effective Tips I know lots of swimmers who are happy running through a stock workout routine with little variance. I get it, it’s simple, fast and you know what to expect. But this is precisely the monotony in training that can often lead to boredom and plateauing in your swimming improvement. If you train the same workouts […] June 20, 2017
  • Should You Swim On An Empty Stomach? If you swim first thing in the morning, you probably do it before eating a full breakfast. “Going into the workout well fueled will allow you to work at a high intensity, which equates to a better quality workout,” says Kelly Pritchett, a board certified specialist in sports dietetics. She says while it’s not strictly […] March 5, 2017
  • 10 Essential Foods For A Healthy Heart Nutrition is usually one of the forgotten components of a holistic training regimen. It’s well known that eating more nutrient-dense food is better for our total-body health and can lead to performance improvements in the pool. “You can definitely reduce your risk of developing cardiovascular disease by eating certain foods every day,” says Julie Zumpano, […] February 11, 2017
  • 7 Motivation Hacks to Keep You Swimming Through The Holidays Waking up early for a swim when the rest of your family is cozy inside is really hard. But when you make it through the holiday season and start off the new year feeling fitter than ever, you’ll be glad you stayed disciplined enough to maintain your training when everyone else was taking a break. […] December 27, 2016
  • Eating Guidelines For Swimmers A proper eating program is just as important to an elite athlete’s success as their training program. Think of your body as a car. The food and drink you consume are fuel. High-level athletes are like finely tuned cars that require high quality fuel to achieve optimal performance. Putting low quality fuel into your body […] August 30, 2016