Swim tips

Taper – What is it?

February 6, 2012

Swimming has a unique part of the season which is referred to as “taper”. Unlike many other sports, swimmers work very hard for many weeks throughout the season, all so that during the final phases of the season (just before championship meets) the swimmers can reach their max potential both physically and mentally. [Read more] READ MORE

Healthy Eating

September 21, 2011

Every athlete has to watch their eating habits in order to maximize their abilities in a race. Empty calories will only slow you down in your exercise regimen. Be sure to eat enough good carbohydrates. Plus, fruits and vegetables are a must. Don’t forget your milk! Milk is a proven necessity every day, instead of drinking only water after practice; drink a glass of chocolate milk! READ MORE