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.