All children who participate in the sport of swimming can greatly benefit from sports nutrition. As swimming is based on strength, power, endurance and agility, a swimmer can eat a tailored diet based on their training and competition requirements. As well as the benefits an athlete will enjoy from improving their sports nutrition habits, adolescence is also a great time to introduce and reinforce good overall nutritional habits for the future years. Nutrition for Swimmers is an ebook that can be used as a guide for families on what to eat when and specifically focuses on eating guidelines around swimming training and competition programs.
Swimming for Parents is an excellent resource for all swimming parents. The book ‘Swimming for Parents’ has been written for an international audience and is the number one selling book on this topic in the world.
FINA – international governing body of swimming, diving, water polo, synchronized swimming and open water swimming.