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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

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
  • Products and Reviews

Nutrition and Sleep Are Important for Top Performance

For busy Masters swimmers who want to perform at their best, both in the water and out, two components of training are critically important: nutrition and sleep.

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  • Technique and Training
  • Health and Nutrition

Timing is Everything, Nutrition Edition

There are many different ways to be successful in your swim training, and what and when you eat contributes to that success. When it comes to maximizing the effectiveness of your nutrition, it’s often a matter of timing.

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  • Open Water
  • Health and Nutrition

How to Fuel Your Open Water Swim

An open water swim can be daunting but also exhilarating, fulfilling, and fun. To be a successful open water swimmer you must have a nutrition plan. Your nutrition plan should include fuel and hydration supplementation for both your trainin...

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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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Open Water Virtual Clinic

Have you ever wanted to do an open water event but didn't know where to start? This video will take you through three main steps: how to choose an event, preparing for the event, and what to expect on race day. You will learn things like typical swim...

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SWIMMER Magazine

SWIMMER magazine is our premier bimonthly print publication. Our members tell us that their subscription to SWIMMER is one of their favorite benefits of USMS membership. Each issue is packed with interesting profiles, physiology artic...

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  • Technique and Training

Develop Good Habits to Swim Faster

There are easily recognized good and bad habits, such as healthy eating and exercising versus poor nutrition and a sedentary life. But there are also cognitive and performance habits in swimming. These good habits are difficult at first but become ea...

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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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