What to eat before and after swimming

What to eat before and after swimming

Swimming provides a good workout for the whole body and is a great way to keep fit and healthy. If you are just starting to swim in one of our courses, eating properly and at the right times can help you develop your strength and cardio fitness all the more quickly. It doesn’t matter if you want to swim just for fitness or leisure. Being smart about what you eat – and when you eat it – is extremely important.

The main fuel for exercise is carbohydrate, which is then stored in the muscles and liver as glycogen. The body is only able to store a relatively small amount of carbohydrate, which is why keeping it topped up is so important. Let’s see the most popular questions of  our beginners.

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The best food for swimmers

The best food for swimmers

Did you decide to keep swimming on regular basis after the swimming course? It is great to incorporate your new skills in new healthy lifestyle.

Getting your nutrition right is key for athletic success. The right meal and snack choices every day will significantly improve your performance in training. You will be able to train harder for longer, recover quicker between swim practices and, most importantly, race faster at swim meets. Not only that, but you will stay healthier throughout the season, which means fewer training days and competitions missed through sickness.

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