The Final 24 Hours Before RACE TIME!

24:00   The day before your event, try to wake up at roughly the same time that you plan on being up on race day. This lets you do a practice run of your plan for the following day. The goal is [...]

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A Champion’s Favorite Celebratory Meal

We asked elite swimmers what they eat as a post-race celebratory meal. Their answers: Tyler McGill 2012 Olympian   “Meatloaf!”  Katie Meili National Team Member “I love steak with green [...]

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Recovery Nutrition

By: Jennifer Brunelli, MS RD LDN – Brunelli is a 7-time All-American swimmer and sports dietitian for the Carolina Panthers NFL team. She is a member of the University of South Carolina [...]

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6 Steps to Being Well Hydrated

An athlete’s hydration status can have resonating effects on performance in practices and during competition. The human body is made up of over 60% water, and fluid carries essential [...]

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Athleticism for Age Group Swimmers

About the Author: Lee Sommers is a strength and conditioning coach and consultant to Fitter and Faster Swim Tour as well as for Nations Capital and Rockville Municipal Swim Club. He trained [...]

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