The Bittersweet Truth about Sugar and Athletes

The Bittersweet Truth about Sugar and Athletes

Athletes have a complicated relationship with sugar. While many of us love hating it, many of us hate how much we love it. Our feelings about sugar may be polarizing but the truth about how sugar affects our training is bittersweet...Read More
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The Anti-Stress Vitamin: EnduroBoost Adaptogens

The Anti-Stress Vitamin: EnduroBoost Adaptogens

Adaptogens, dubbed “the anti-stress vitamin”, are an effective, well-studied, albeit less well-known, tool available for athletes’ to help manage and adapt to physical and cognitive stress. For decades athletes have been adding adaptogens to a balanced diet to help their bodies adapt to stress and to mitigate the negative impacts caused by stress...Read More
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Get the Ultimate Masters Athlete Guide

Get the Ultimate Masters Athlete Guide

Masters athletes, regardless of level, have many things in common. They share a commitment to discipline, they are determined, and they actively work at being better teammates. The other thing they have in common is similar concerns. After nearly ten years in the sports nutrition field we've had a lot of time to speak to and hang out with Masters athletes from age 24-88 and we understand how needs change as we age... Read More
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Get The Ultimate Teen Athlete Guide

Get The Ultimate Teen Athlete Guide

There’s no question about it, teens are training harder, are experiencing fiercer levels of competition and are doing all of these in the face of new challenges. Parents are worried about their kids getting the right nutrition, not getting enough sleep, dealing with stress, recovering from an injury or illness or trying to avoid injuries. They’re worried about college, they’re weighing up whether supplements are the right choice... Read More
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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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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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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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Get Advice on Great Swim Techniques from our Masters Swimmers!

Get Advice on Great Swim Techniques from our Masters Swimmers!

Training to be an elite swimmer means focusing on different facets of your performance. There's planning every meal of your nutrition plan, making sure you're sleeping enough and at the right times, and of course, perfecting your technique in the pool. We talked with some of our Masters Swimmers who use our P2Life NutriBoost to help them stay on top of their game to find out some secrets about what they do to improve their swim techniques...Read more
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