What Should I Use in my Daily Protein Shake, Milk or Water?

What Should I Use in my Daily Protein Shake, Milk or Water?

We’ve talked about protein shake benefits for a swimmer's diet, like when to drink them, the different types of protein, and how they can help with recovery. So a good question to ask is, what should you be mixing into your protein shake, milk or water?... Read more
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For Goodness Shakes! Do Protein Shakes Work?

For Goodness Shakes! Do Protein Shakes Work?

For goodness shakes! If you think protein shakes only benefit bodybuilders and weight lifters, think again. Many athletes who participate in endurance sports, including swimmers, tend to focus on carbohydrates and pay little attention to protein. Getting not only the right amount of protein but also protein of a high quality is instrumental to building muscle. Failure to do will ultimately limit your performance during training and ultimately during races...Read more
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4 Reasons Why Milk is Among the Best Sports Drinks for Swimmers

4 Reasons Why Milk is Among the Best Sports Drinks for Swimmers

We’ve all seen the advertising about milk: “It does a body good”. But what about swimmers' bodies and those of you training for swim meets and competitions? In this article, we’ll take a look at how milk and milk products can be an integral part of any swimmer’s nutritional regime, and why it is super nutritious for swimmers!...Read more
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10 Stay-In-The-Bag Snacks For A Healthy Athletes Diet

10 Stay-In-The-Bag Snacks For A Healthy Athletes Diet

Snacks are an important part of an athlete’s training and a healthy athlete's diet. Since not every athlete has access to a refrigerator, your snack should be portable and capable of staying good for hours inside a gym bag, backpack, or locker. Here are the best snacks for swimmers and athletes in general:...Read more

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Sports Supplements for Swimmers: Are Vitamin Supplements Good For You?

Sports Supplements for Swimmers: Are Vitamin Supplements Good For You?

To supplement or not to supplement? You don’t need a Shakespearean soliloquy to answer this question, but it is helpful to know when to take sports supplements as a part of your athletic training and nutritional program. In general, having a well-balanced diet is recommended. However, for many aspiring and elite level athletes, a balanced diet does not always provide your body with all the nutrients it needs to compete at that level of training...Read more
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