The Sunshine Vitamin - one key ingredient in avoiding a catastrophic flu season

The Sunshine Vitamin - one key ingredient in avoiding a catastrophic flu season

Experts are predicting a catastrophic flu season. Athletes have spent a lot of time away from their sports this year, so what can you do to avoid spending any more precious time away from your usual training? 
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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Why increasing food prices doesn't have to mean sacrifices

Why increasing food prices doesn't have to mean sacrifices

You’re not imagining it. Amidst all the headlines about prices plummeting, your grocery bills are rising at an alarming rate. A complicated and disrupted food supply chain is chasing food prices through the roof, but you don’t need to sacrifice your wallet or your health. You can get the right nutrition for you and...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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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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What Swimmers Should Know About Selenium

What Swimmers Should Know About Selenium

What separates good swimmers from great swimmers isn't just technique and time. It's nutrition. When you hear from the world's best swimmers about what they're eating and drinking, it's clear that they are paying attention to every detail to maximize their performance. Ideal nutrition for swimmers includes not only protein and carbohydrates but minerals and vitamins, too. One overlooked nutrient is selenium. Let's see what swimmers should know about this important mineral...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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