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Category: Health & Wellbeing
by Patrick Kelleher, published in the Irish Times, November 23rd 2019. Thrill of cold water is an electrifying thought for an increasing number of Irish sea-swimmers Visit any popular coastal location at the height...
Dinner ideas for young competitive swimmers May 11, 2016 Swim Parents To keep finding dinner ideas to help support young swimmers can be difficult. Also, what sort of dinner your child needs will largely...
To keep coming up with healthy lunchbox ideas for kids everyday is difficult enough, but when your children are competitive swimmers you add a new dimension to the problem.
One thing swim parents soon learn to live with is higher shopping bills. Swimmers are renowned for having huge appetites. A good breakfast will set them up for the day, so what you need are a few breakfast ideas for your young swimmers
Ask any parent of a teenager and they probably have a colourful story of just what happens to the fridge when their sons and daughters arrive home from a hard day at school. Perhaps they have been asked to pack more into the lunchbox, or they notice the sly bowl of cereal consumed after dinner. Add to that the considerable load that many adolescents are put under in organised sport, and you can see that it can be quite a job to fuel a teenager, let alone a teenage athlete……..
We know that nutrition plays a critical role in performance in the pool, just as important a factor as your sleeping habits. If you consider yourself as the finely tuned machine that you are then you know that putting low grade fuel into a high performance machine means you are short-changing your potential.
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Swimming fast requires intense physical and mental exertion, which is all the more reason for competitive swimmers to focus on what goes into their bodies.
Iron is an important nutrient for all growing children, and here’s why………….
Muscle cramps are a common condition experienced by competitive swimmers over the course of their swimming career. Here is what you need to know about preventing muscle cramps for swimmers.
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More sleep = more swimming awesomeness. Sleep extension—getting 9-10 hours of sleep per night—can inflict serious improvement on performance in the water!!
Eating the right foods and enough of them will help to keep you healthy and perform well in your sport. To do this, you need to eat a variety of foods to make sure you are getting all the nutrients you need.
Being a female athlete promotes mental and physical well being and presents an opportunity to make new friends while having fun. Every month, though………..