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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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  • 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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  • Technique and Training

It’s All in Your Head

You listened to your coach. You did the yards. You did the dryland training, and you followed the proper nutrition plan. You made it through the taper. What happened on race day? Not what you expected.

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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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  • Open Water

Open Water 101: Training for Your Swim

Just like in the pool, training for an open water race or event works best when you set goals and train consistently. Although swimming a lot in open water would seem logical, most open water swimmers don’t train there exclusively. Rather, they...

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