How Swimmers Can Use Zinc to Help Them Recover

How Swimmers Can Use Zinc to Help Them Recover

There are many vitamins and minerals that swimmers should use to optimize their performance, both in the pool and outside of the pool. In past blog posts about nutrition for swimmers, we've talked about the benefits of Vitamin B, why iron is important, and the risks you take when you are not getting enough of these important nutrients in your body...Read more

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How to Choose the Best Swim Team for Your Child

How to Choose the Best Swim Team for Your Child

Participating in a sport at a young age can be a positive part of your child's development. If your child has expressed an interest in swimming, and you feel that they are ready to join a swim team, here are some considerations to choose the best team for them...Read more
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Meet Laura Val - One of the Best Masters Swimmers in the World

Meet Laura Val: One of the Best Masters Swimmers in the World!

Laura Val is simply one of the best Masters swimmers in the world. Beyond holding records in almost every category, she's been voted by Swimming World magazine as one of the top swimmers in the world for over a decade and recently broke the World Record in the 200, 400, and 800 meter freestyles on her way to the World Record in the 1500 at a meet at the San Francisco Olympic Club. Read on to learn more about her achievements, how she stays fit, and how P2Life helps her reach peak performance every time...Read more
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What are Adaptogens and Why Do They Matter?

What are Adaptogens and Why Do They Matter?

To combat the stresses of these factors, and cope with the anxiety and fatigue that can sometimes come with this lifestyle, many athletes use adaptogens to effectively manage their health. Let's take a look at why they should be a part of your nutrition plan...Read more
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The Banned Substance List Every Swimmer Should Know About

The Banned Substance List Every Swimmer Should Know About

As a swimmer, you spend hours in the pool training, time planning nutritious meals, and in between all of that, try to meet the demands of work or school. But hard work does pay off. Think of how horrible it would be after months of preparation for your big swim event to find out that you've been using a product with banned substances or taking a supplement that isn't high quality and may be manufactured with questionable ingredients...Read more
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3 Ingredients in Protein Shakes that Aren't the Best for Swimmers

3 Ingredients in Protein Shakes that Aren't the Best for Swimmers

It's no different when it comes to protein shakes. Since your body needs protein to function, to heal, and to build muscle, you want to make sure that you are getting this important nutrient from top quality sources. And paying attention to these 3 ingredients will help you steer clear of brands that are selling something less than ideal for your nutrition plan...Read more
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Meet Marty Hendrick: Coach for the Championship Swim Team - Swim Ft. Lauderdale!

Meet Marty Hendrick: Coach for the Championship Swim Team - Swim Ft. Lauderdale!

In his tenure coaching Masters Swimmers, Marty has coached 63 USMS Individual All- Americans, 170 USMS Relay All-Americans with over 230 Individual National Championship swims.  His teams have also achieved success at the International level by winning two IGLA Small Team Titles in 2008 and 2011 as well as a Top 10 performance at the 2009 Pan American Championships in Vera Cruz, Mexico.  His club, Swim Fort Lauderdale Masters was recognized as the 2015 U.S. Masters Club of the Year...Read more
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Try Our Chunky Banana Protein Shake Recipe!

Try Our Chunky Banana Protein Shake Recipe!

One of the great things about our Nutriboost shake is that you can use it in your recipes for different kinds of protein shakes. Besides having high nutritional value, our chocolate flavor Nutriboost is perfect for when you want something a little more dessert-like! If you like those popular chunky chocolate banana ice creams, our recipe for a Chunky Banana Chocolate Protein Shake will give you all the flavor without the fat and calories...Read more
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It's Not Too Late! Why You Should Join a Masters Swim Team

It's Not Too Late! Why You Should Join a Masters Swim Team

If you've been reading our blog lately, then you definitely have seen some of our articles featuring Masters swimmers who are breaking records and having great success in the pool. Maybe you're debating whether or not you should join a swim team and if you're ready. But as you'll see, it's not too late to join a Masters swim team and there are so many benefits to being part of this reputable organization...Read more
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How the Benefits of Magnesium for Athletes Applies to Swimmers

How the Benefits of Magnesium for Athletes Applies to Swimmers

Taking the right vitamins and nutrients is an important part of nutrition for swimmers. With the intense training and workouts, it's imperative that your body is properly fueled at all times to maximize your performance. But how do you know which ones to take and if they're benefiting you at all? Magnesium is involved in enhancing strength, energy production, and protein synthesis - all key factors for any athlete's success...Read more
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