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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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  • 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

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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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Profiling Linda Neary

Linda Neary, a physical therapist from North Palm Beach, competed in her first triathlon in 1994 on a "$200 garbage bike." A self-admitted "dork," Neary wasn't a natural by any means. It took her a while to get good. A top college swimmer at Ari...

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  • Health and Nutrition
  • Products and Reviews

Fuel Your Sleep

Sleep is the most critical time of every 24-hour day. While the body is at rest, it’s best prepared to focus solely on growth, recovery, repair, and rejuvenation. Depending on when you eat, when you work out, and when you go to bed, even a nutr...

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In Too Deep? Find the Balance

The Masters athlete is different from younger athletes. We work, we have families, we have homes; we have to contend with the real world. It is not a surprise that, as Masters swimmers, our training goals are frequently not met; or if they are, it i...

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