Carb Rinsing: Should Swimmers Try It? Let’s Find Out

  • October 11, 2018

If you observed the football world cup a couple of months ago, you must have seen players swish and spit out their sports drinks over the field during matches! Well, they weren’t doing this because ...

Performance Enhancing Drugs: The Ugly Side

  • October 10, 2018

In the world of competitive swimming, rather competitive sports, the vulnerability and desperation to be the best can make athletes lean towards performance enhancing drugs (PED). Although, these can ...

Swimming: The Perfect Sport Ever!

  • October 05, 2018

We keep talking about performance enhancement and competitive swimming, how often have we given a thought on how swimming has really helped us? No, not just the physical and physiological benefits whi...

Bananas vs Carbohydrate Gels: The Better Nutrition Strategy

  • September 26, 2018

Competition is increasing as each day advances. Meets after meets, maintaining best times or dropping them gets only difficult. Swimmers have been trying out every new trick available on the shelf. So...

High Intensity Interval Training For Swimmers – Part 2

  • July 30, 2018

In the last article, you learnt the most profound benefit of HIIT; Fat Loss. There are however, many more benefits of HIIT. Here’s a look at others! CRF: CRF/ Cardio respiratory fitness/ aerobic ca...

High Intensity Interval Training For Swimmers - Part 1

  • July 23, 2018

One of the most popular, beneficial and exciting forms of training that became popular a while ago, although it existed all along, is the HIIT or High Intensity Interval Training. There are today, how...

Know the Four Categories of Foods to Avoid During a Swim Meet

  • June 05, 2018

Most swimmers are anyways anxious before a meet and prefer to avoid eating just about anything in fear of throwing up or feeling nauseas before the race. However, they can usually fall prey to the wid...

Eat to Combat Pre-Race Anxiety

  • May 28, 2018

The State meet for most states is scheduled at the end of the month of May, and while everyone, hope to drop sometimes, grab some medals and qualify for nationals through the immense hard work pre-sea...

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...