If you’ve recently started swimming, or have been participating in this powerful sport for years, there’s a chance that you may need a refresher on just what to eat to stay in top form.
Part of a total performance swimming plan is recovery and the cool down exercises that you do after working out. Let’s focus on a few reasons why this step is critical to maintaining optimal performance.
With all of the fad diets, training tips and random suggestions from gym salespeople, it’s hard to know what nutrition tips work best for swimmers. Here are a few that will keep you in top shape for your next meet.
When it comes to nutrition for competitive swimmers, we often hear about protein and carbs. But what about all of the other nutrients, like iron, that swimmers need to compete as a top athlete?
Race day is no different from the rest of the season, but there’re some foods to avoid on race day that you might otherwise be able to enjoy now and then
Meet 2016 US Olympic swimmer Townley Haas. A native of Richmond, VA, and a rising sophomore at the University of Texas, Haas talks about his ascension to the Olympic team and the moment when he realized he might have the makings of an Olympic-caliber swimmer.
SwimMAC Elite’s Ryan Lochte leads the loaded field of men’s 200m freestyle headed for battle in Omaha.
In addition to the significant amounts of food they require for training, adolescent swimmers have higher energy and nutrient needs than mature swimmers. Adolescents are still growing and developing, and growth requires proper nutrition and extra calories.
On Friday night the Class of 2016 was formally inducted into the North Carolina Swimming Hall of Fame. In addition…
Rich Burns, International Masters Swimming Hall of Fame swimmer and holder of 56 FINA Masters World Records, is a living inspiration to all masters swimmers.
Beyond holding records in almost every category, she recently broke the World Record in the 200, 400, and 800 meter freestyles on her way to the World Record in the 1500 at a meet at the San Francisco Olympic Club.
This year’s inductees are Erika Braun, Ricky Berens, Cullen Jones, David Marsh, and Mel Stewart. The Induction Ceremony will be Friday evening, April 29 at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex in Greensboro, NC.
No school has been more dominant in the Big Ten over the last decade than the University of Michigan, and…
On week five it’s Phelps Phelps Phelps. Go along with Mitch and Loretta on a huge throwback journey through Phelps’ career dating all the way back to the 2000 Olympic trials in Sydney.
In this video posted to USA Swimming’s youtube channel, a group of American gold medalists reflect on their Olympic memories.