Category: Coach’s Corner

Post-Training Nutrition For Swimmers

Swimmers are notorious for doing a huge volume of training. Because of this, on top of the huge caloric requirement of most swimmers, post-training nutrition should be a massive component of a competitive swimmers routine.

Coach’s Corner: What makes a great sports parent…

Coach’s Corner: What makes a great sports parent…

Sports is one of few places in a child’s life where a parent can say, ‘This is your thing’. Athletics is one of the best ways for young people to take risks and deal with failure because the consequences aren’t fatal, they aren’t permanent. They usually don’t want or need a parent to rescue them when something goes wrong.

Coach’s Corner: Nutrition – how much sugar are you eating?

Coach’s Corner: Nutrition – how much sugar are you eating?

Sugar is tasty but not too good for us – you should try to avoid or significantly reduce all of the list below:   [gview file=”http://galwayswimmingclub.ie/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/CC-Sugar-in-Food1.pdf”]   [gview file=”http://galwayswimmingclub.ie/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/CC-Sugar-in-Food2.pdf”]