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Easy Nutrition for the Goal-Oriented Swimmer

By Abbie Fish, Ritter Sports Performance, 12/12/18, 12:00PM CST

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Practice reading your food labels and try to identify the amount of proteins, carbohydrates and fats actually make up what you are eating.

Swimming, like the other Olympic sports, demands that massive amounts of energy be expended from those participating in it. Where does this energy come from? If you read our last post, you would know that sleep and nutrition make up the foundation for all successful training sessions and performances in the competition setting.  

However, even the most knowledgeable and goal-oriented swimmer can have trouble when it comes to navigating the world of nutrition. This week, we sat down with Dr. Brittaney Cook, Nutrition Coach, Chiropractor and owner of Athletic Outcomes in Austin, Texas, to help make this aspect of recovery and performance a little less intimidating.