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Strength & Conditioning for Swimmers

Not too long ago I wrote about Mount Stupid (you can read it here), and how I and so many other coaches apparently.  Well this year I climbed partway down from Mount Stupid and decided to ask a real strength and conditioning expert to handle what I’d been so confidently messing up for years. Wow,… Continue reading Strength & Conditioning for Swimmers

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Some Useful Sports Nutrition Information for Swimmers

Last week I wrote about the apparent lack of interest in sports nutrition in the swimming world (here). It surprised me that I received far more than the usual number of comments (in person, on various discussion forums, email, etc.) about this post. Most were agreeing with the situation, while a couple were providing me… Continue reading Some Useful Sports Nutrition Information for Swimmers

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Swimming’s Incredibly Backward Approach to Sports Nutrition

I'll start off right away by saying that I'm not a nutritionist, dietician or an expert in food in any sense other than I've been eating my whole life. Clearly that is NOT enough to make my nutrition opinions count. That's why we have a team sports nutritionist. And to tell the truth, our team… Continue reading Swimming’s Incredibly Backward Approach to Sports Nutrition

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Guest Blog – Nutrient Fuelling For Swimmers

I've asked our team's Sports Nutritionist (also my son) of iMadgen Nutrition to guest post an article on nutrient fuelling. For more information on his credentials or his company, please feel free to check out iMadgenNutrition.ca . Also be sure to check out Kevin's free ebook offer, which includes a recipe for a no-bake nutrition… Continue reading Guest Blog – Nutrient Fuelling For Swimmers