Pre-Season Endurance Training - PART II: Nutritional Guidelines

  • May 08, 2018

As we discussed in the last article about the tremendous benefits of endurance training, whether it had to be gain in mitochondria or improvement in capillarization; None of those could really be acco...

Pre-season Endurance Training - Part I: Physiological Benefits

  • April 04, 2018

Pre-season is that time of the year where in most athletes what I believe face the- grill. There are monotonous, steady workouts with the prime purpose on improving distance performance or endurance s...

Are you Ready for Khelo India?

  • January 23, 2018

An initiative that promises a sporting revolution, where participation of thousands of deserving athletes across different sports is expected, Khelo India, is the most important event of the year! For...

Open Water Swim: Hydration Guidelines

  • December 12, 2017

One of the most ignored nutrient of all, is Water. Apart from the numerous benefits that water has to offer, there are a few specific roles that water plays especially during an open water swim. The t...

Top Nutritional Challenges & Combat Strategies during an Open Water Swim

  • November 27, 2017

Many open swimming championships are around the corner and the organizations, I am sure, expect huge participation not just from higher age groups but also from swimmers below the age of 10. The open ...

Open Water Swimming Race: A Comprehensive Nutrition Guide for Swimmers

  • November 23, 2017

With so many open water swimming championships coming up, it is very important to have nutrition & hydration plan in place for both training sessions & for the race day. Although the training ...

Swimmers: Don’t Miss Your Dose of Milk

  • November 09, 2017

Most of us have been brought up to consume at least one glass of milk/ some dairy product once a day. But who would have thought, that this plain white glass of milk may have a few un-parallel benefit...

Guidelines on Usage of Caffeine to Boost Athletic Performance

  • November 09, 2017

Coffee or caffeine is the most widely used beverage or supplement by the athletes to enhance performance. In swimming meets, lot of swimmers will be found consuming coffee just before their event. How...

Eggs for Athletes

  • October 17, 2017

Eggs are one of the most common food choices for athletes. Most athletes consume eggs to pack on its proteins; however, eggs are chock-full of other nutrients as well. It is a power house of many vita...

Swimmers, Energize Yourself in Between Races

  • October 17, 2017

As discussed in the last article, most swimmers are concerned about eating anything before a race. But most often, there are back to back events. This is especially draining. It is anticipated that th...