5 Facts about Adaptogens for Swimmers

5 Facts about Adaptogens for Swimmers

Swimmers deal with a lot more than just doing practice laps and trying to get the best time in the pool. There's the stress of daily work and school schedules, the physical pressures of strenuous strength training, and the usual family demands. Our Adaptogens are specifically formulated to help the active athlete meets these requirements without feeling physically depleted. Here are 5 things to know about Adaptogens and how they can help you succeed!...Read more
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Nutrition for Teen Athletes

Nutrition for Teen Athletes

Nutrition for teen athletes is especially difficult because of competing demands from school, training, family, and friends. A teen swimmer is on a different schedule from the rest of the family, and may be limited by the food choices offered at school. Add in the temptations of fast food and sugary snacks when socializing with friends, and the chance to stay on track nutritionally takes a turn for the worse. Help your teen athlete make good choices that will give them a competitive edge in and out of the pool...Read more
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NutriBoost vs. Chocolate Milk: A Side by Side Comparison

NutriBoost vs. Chocolate Milk: A Side by Side Comparison

Fueling your body within 30 minutes to one hour after exercise helps you perform better at your next session and avoid injuries. But what is the best thing to refuel your body with; low fat chocolate milk or NutriBoost? Here we take a look at Horizon Organic Lowfat chocolate milk and P2Life's NutriBoost and do a side by side comparison for you to be the judge of what's best for your performance...Read more
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Meet Aaron Greenberg, 3x Ivy League Champion, 2020 hopeful

Meet Aaron Greenberg, 3x Ivy League Champion, 2020 hopeful

P2Life is excited to welcome Aaron Greenberg into the P2Life Athlete family, and we are proud to support him on his journey to 2020. The three-time Ivy League Champion and two-time NCAA Qualifier at Yale University currently swims and competes under 2016 U.S Olympic Coach, David Marsh, for Team Elite of San Diego. Aaron has been incorporating P2Life products as part of his training for the past 6 years...Read more
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Hell Week - Your Guide to Surviving and Thriving

Hell Week - Your Guide to Surviving and Thriving

Hell Week is hard. It’s an opportunity for us to cram a month’s worth of training into one to two brutal weeks. Stepping into the pool during Hell Week means stepping out of your comfort zone. Whether you’re approaching this as an opportunity to push yourself and take your sport to the next level or you’re just looking to survive it, focusing on recovery will make all the difference...Read more

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Should Carb-Loading Be a Part of a Nutrition Plan for Swimmers?

Should Carb-Loading Be a Part of a Nutrition Plan for Swimmers?

There's lots of information out there on how to eat right when you're training, what foods to include, how much water to drink, and what's the right carb-protein ratio. One of the nutrition trends that athletes sometimes consider is carb-loading. Depending on your situation and your sport, it may be helpful, but let's discuss if it should be a part of your nutrition plan....Read more

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What is the Female Athlete Triad and How Does it Affect Swimming Training?

What is the Female Athlete Triad and How Does it Affect Swimming Training?

There are many reasons to love the sport of swimming. It offers great physical training, an opportunity to make lifelong connections with coaches and teammates, and the chance to do something positive for your health. And what's even better about swimming is that everyone can participate and today there are many programs, scholarships, and swim clubs that help both male and female athletes. But being a female athlete brings with it some challenges, one of which is the female athlete triad. We'll discuss what it is and how it can affect your swim training...Read more
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How Can Adaptogenic Herbs Make Me a Better Swimmer?

How Can Adaptogenic Herbs Make Me a Better Swimmer?

We all handle stress in different ways, but more effectively than others, but one thing is for certain - dealing with stress in a natural and proactive way will help improve your swim performance. Adaptogenic herbs are one way to manage the physical and mental stress on your body throughout the swim season. Here's how they can make you a better swimmer...Read more

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4 Components of a Great Swim Team

4 Components of a Great Swim Team

If you've been swimming for any length of time, you've probably been a part of some good swim teams, and others that stand out above the rest. What makes some teams great and how can you foster that championship atmosphere, whether you're a swimmer, a parent, or a coach? Let's focus on four key components here...Read more

 

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Why it's Not Too Late to Start Swim Training as an Adult

Why it's Not Too Late to Start Swim Training as an Adult

Every year, adults all over the country take up swimming for different reasons. Some do it to participate in a sport that their children love, some want to learn a new skill, while others are seeking out the social benefits that come with joining a sport as an adult...Read more
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