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Good Health and Nutrition are essential to any swimmer’s success!

How Many Carbs Should I Eat?

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A Simple Guide to Carb Loading While carbohydrates are a primary fuel source for a training body, many swimmers consume far too many carbs than necessary. If you find yourself asking, “How many carbs should I eat to stay energized?”, check out the simple guide below. After all, sound eating habits lead to fruitful training [...]

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7 Healthy Crock Pot Recipes to Free Up Your Nights

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I am in love. And my husband is totally OK with it. My crock pot is my best friend and secret weapon, especially as my training hours increase to double daily sessions on top of working full time. My trusty slow cooker ensures that a hot meal is waiting for me after a weary session [...]

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Your “Embarrassing” Swimming Questions Answered

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You might be too embarrassed to ask some of these questions in public. So, we’ve taken the liberty of answering some of the most common and most embarrassing swimming questions for you (and the thousands of other swimmers who have have the same troubles).   How can I prevent chafing? Chafing. Even the word itself [...]

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How to Protect Skin from Chlorine

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The same chemicals that are responsible for maintaining a safe and clean pool environment are also to blame for the dry, itchy skin swimmers experience after leaving the water. Chlorine is one of the most widely used chemicals in private and public swimming pools. And though it’s great at keeping bacteria growth at bay, it’s [...]

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Cross Training For Swimmers

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Just as dryland athletes hit the pool to cross-train in a heavy-resistance environment, it’s important for swimmers to take the time to train on dryland to maintain bone density, among other benefits. According to a 2012 Forbes article, “yoga, running, and cycling are a fabulous trio of cross-training exercises, which if done regularly and well, [...]

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How to Protect Hair From Chlorine

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How to Protect Hair From Chlorine Are you an avid swimmer who suffers from dry, damaged hair – and even the occasional green tinge? There are two primary ways by which to protect your hair from the damaging effects of chlorine – without giving up your swimming routine altogether, that is. One: cover your hair [...]

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4 Steps to Surviving and Thriving in the Resolutioner Rush

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Ah, January. The month in which we wake up staring a new year down the nose and get motivated to make big changes. I’m just as guilty – I’ve spent the past six weeks indulging in Thanksgiving treats, delights during my Mexican vacation and an amazing Christmas candy cane crunch fudge. But the Ironman waits [...]

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Athlete Nutrition: 6 Snacks to Fuel Your Training Sessions

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I love food. In fact, food is what started me on this crazy journey to being an Ironman. I’m a fan of all things in moderation, including moderation. As my workouts get more intense throughout the season, I have to steer my focus away from the perfect chocolate chip cookie and towards more healthful pursuits [...]

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How to Keep Water Out of Ears While Swimming, Bathing, & More

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Not sure how to keep water out of ears while swimming? If you’re one of the many athletes who has ear tubes or suffers from chronic swimmer’s ear, you know that keeping water out of your ears is a never ending dilemma. Whether your swim takes you to the pool, beach, or lake, suffering from [...]

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What to Eat Before a Workout: 9 Super Foods For Athletic Performance

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Not sure what to eat before a workout? During? After? Our guide introduces you to 9 nutrient-packed, feel-good foods for your pre- mid- and post-workout snacks. Swimming is one of the most physically demanding, calorie-consuming sports around. And because it requires so much effort from your body, the importance of nourishing yourself with foods that [...]

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