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A Simple Plan for Eating Healthy in 2022

I hear it over and over again: “I know what to do, but I’m just not doing it.” You know what foods are ideal and should be incorporated into your regular routine: fruits, vegetables, whole grains, etc. You also know what foods shoul...

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Four Safe Performance-Enhancing Options for Masters Swimmers

Everyone knows someone who swears that taking or drinking this or that product makes him or her better, faster, and stronger. But does anything really work? And who can you trust when it comes to supplements because they’re outside the jurisdic...

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Three Myths About Protein for Swimmers

Protein is required for life and athletic performance. But how much? And when? And what happens if you eat too much? Here are answers to those questions for swimmers.

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21 Food and Nutrition Resolutions for 2021

New Year’s resolutions about healthier eating are among the most common. Here are 21 resolutions to help you stay healthy and enjoy your food all year.

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Seven Tips for Enjoying Holiday Sweets Without Guilt

Perhaps this year you can try some new strategies to keep your holiday treat eating to a manageable level. Here’s how to treat yourself without all the guilt.

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Three Great Breakfast Ideas for Busy Athletes

You know you’re supposed to eat breakfast, but getting it done consistently is hard if you’re one of those people who simply isn’t hungry first thing in the morning. Should you eat anyway? Or just skip it altogether and eat lunch in...

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Carb Loading Before a Race: Is it Worth It?

Carbohydrates are your primary energy source for physical activity. You need them to maintain stamina and fuel your workouts. They’re stored in your body as glycogen, which is used for energy during exercise. Therefore, having a full storage un...

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The Keto Diet: Good for Swimmers or Just a Fad?

The ketogenic diet has become popular of late, but there are some things you should consider before deciding whether to try it.

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Fueling Your Gut

Although there really isn’t any evidence to support probiotic use for athletic performance, there is research to defend the use of probiotics to improve certain conditions such as constipation, diarrhea, and symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome...

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Four Easy Tips for Fueling Without Overdoing

Here are four easy pieces of advice for proper fueling.

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