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  • About USMS

U.S. Masters Swimming Partners with INFINIT Nutrition

Cincinnati, Ohio and Sarasota, Fla., March 21, 2016—INFINIT Nutrition and U.S. Masters Swimming announce a unique partnership that includes the creation of a custom line of sports drinks formulated specifically to meet the needs of Masters...

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  • Health and Nutrition

Nutrition, Simply

Nutrition. There may not be another topic about which so many swimmers are more confused. Yet the best practices for nutrition aren’t so much about knowing the best practices, but rather following through and implementing those best practices. ...

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  • Health and Nutrition
  • Products and Reviews

Cramping - What a Pain!

Science has a number of theories as to why muscle cramps occur; however, no definitive answers have been given. That’s a real drag because, of the potential performance-inhibiting issues involved in swimming, arguably nothing can stop you in yo...

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Nutrition Tips for Success in Swim Workouts & Races

As a competitive swimmer, you want to get the most out of every workout and race, so you can enjoy the best possible results come race day. Although the subject of proper fueling encompasses a number of factors, here are three that we believe are ...

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  • Health and Nutrition

How to Create an Easy Nutrition Plan, Part 1

With just a few simple tips, you’ll be pulling together homemade meals without much effort.

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  • About USMS

U.S. Masters Swimming partners with P2Life

P2Life has signed on as a multiyear partner and sponsor of U.S. Masters Swimming, the national governing body for adult swimming in the United States. USMS clubs and Masters coaches will be able to raise money for their clubs by purchasing P2Life&rsq...

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  • Open Water

Open Water 101: Nutrition on Long Swims

The long-held belief that it’s unsafe for anyone to swim within 30 minutes of eating is just plain incorrect. Marathon swimmers eat while treading water, gulping their food down and heading off towards the far shore in as few as 5 seconds, usua...

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  • Health and Nutrition

Read Those Labels!

Below is a list of some of the more common ingredients you may encounter when reading sports nutrition product labels. See the main article, “Read Those Labels” published in the July/August 2014 issue of SWIMMER magazine for more informat...

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  • Health and Nutrition

Don’t Let Resolutions Jeopardize Your Training

At the beginning of every year we’re bombarded with media and opinions telling us to set new goals, be more mindful, and implement behavior changes for what appears to be our own good. As an athlete, you strive to be your best, improve, and get...

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  • Health and Nutrition

Five Nutrition Secrets to Improving Your Fitness

Adequate recovery is essential to not only everyday health but also to improve athletic performance. After a training session or event, you should replenish all the things that were lost during activity: glycogen, fluid, and electrolytes. You also wa...

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