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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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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5 Things to Look For in Any Elite Swim Club

5 Things to Look For in Any Elite Swim Club

When you're watching the most talented swimmers compete for a coveted spot on the most elite team in the world, you have to wonder what they do to get there. Eating right and paying attention to nutrition for swimmers is part of it, but what else are they doing? Here's our list of five things that make up an elite swim club...Read more
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Try Our Tropical NutriBoost Popsicles!

Try Our Tropical NutriBoost Popsicles!

Summer is the perfect time to try a new recipe and give your NutriBoost protein shake a new tropical twist. This nutritious dessert has all of the vitamins, minerals, protein, and carbs you need for maximum muscle recovery, as well as flavor. The pineapple helps strengthen your immune system and has anti-inflammatory benefits while the mango helps fight heat stroke and lowers cholesterol. Try our tropical NutriBoost popsicles after your next swim to cool off the nutritious way!...Read more
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