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Building A Better Athlete Through Sports Nutrition

A message from Dawn Weatherwax: Building a better athlete by optimizing every stage of growth, health, and athleticism through sports nutrition that best fits your athlete aimed for Parents of Athletes Ages 6-18 years old  I want to share my exciting news! Many of you don't know me but I have been ...

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The Week That Was: It's Finally December!

The Week That Was, Sponsored by Suitmate  The Week That Was #1: Swimming Parents: 10 Ways They Can Help Out Coaches By Wayne Goldsmith A close friend and one of the giants of world swimming coaching has a saying: “My idea of coaching heaven is to have a 10-lane, world-class swimming facility, with a...

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Optimal Frequency = Elite Status

TRAINING FREQUENCY = OPTIMAL IMMUNITY = ELITE STATUS BY DAWN WEATHERWAX, RD, LD, ATC, CSCS Did you know that in a six-month training period, athletes are seven times more likely to reach their performance goals if they can optimally complete over 80% of their training? However, when taken out of tha...

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The Week That Was: Happy Thanksgiving!

The Week That Was, Sponsored by Suitmate  The Week That Was #1: Sprint Freestyle Digest: The Men Contending for Collegiate Titles in the Splash-and-Dash [caption id="attachment_501575" align="aligncenter" width="370"] Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick[/caption] By David Rieder The 50-yard freestyle fina...

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The Week That Was: Lewis Pugh-First Person To Swim Across Red Sea

The Week That Was, Sponsored by Suitmate  The Week That Was #1: Swim Adventurer Lewis Pugh Becomes The First Person To Swim Across the Red Sea [caption id="attachment_318750" align="aligncenter" width="455"] Lewis Pugh - Photo Courtesy: Speedo[/caption] By Bruno Kempster British endurance swimmer Le...

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The Week That Was: Adam Peaty Receives OBE!

The Week That Was, Sponsored by Suitmate  The Week That Was #1: Adam Peaty Gives Thanks After Receiving OBE At Windsor Castle [caption id="attachment_516112" align="aligncenter" width="427"] Adam Peaty: Photo Courtesy: Team GB[/caption] By Liz Byrnes Three-time Olympic champion Adam Peaty has paid t...

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Nutrition: Striking While It's Hot

Striking While It's Hot: Boosting Immunity at the Right Time  By Dawn Weatherwax RD, LD, ATC, CSCS The goal while training is to stay healthy, remain injury-free and recover strong. This allows the opportunity to get the best out of your competition potential! However, sometimes athletes can do ever...

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The Week That Was: Overcoming Jealousy

The Week That Was, Sponsored by Suitmate  The Week That Was #1: 7 Familiar Reasons Why Swimmers Leave the Sport By Alice Reeves-Turner Swimmers are renowned for their dedication to their sport. We train long hours at ridiculous times and spend all day at meets only to spend a few minutes actually ra...

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The Week That Was: An Honest Sport? or 7 sins?

The Week That Was, Sponsored by Suitmate  The Week That Was #1: The 7 Sins of Swimming [caption id="attachment_515019" align="aligncenter" width="420"] Photo Courtesy: Brian Jenkins-UVM Athletics[/caption] By Chandler Brandes There is no such thing as a perfect swimmer. As swimmers, we sometimes (al...

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The Week That Was: The ISHOF Induction Ceremony

The Week That Was, Sponsored by Suitmate  The Week That Was #1: As Emcee, Dara Torres Shares Sensational Stories At Hall of Fame Induction; Wonderful Messages Relayed [caption id="attachment_514441" align="aligncenter" width="476"] Photo Courtesy: John Lohn[/caption] By John Lohn - Editor-In-Chief T...

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Nutrition: Pucker Up-The Benefits of Tart Cherries

Being active or being an athlete has many positive attributes. However, those who fit this description can find themselves limited to training optimally because of delayed recovery and increased soreness. Add on suboptimal sleeping patterns, and they find themselves having to slow down their traini...

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ISHOF Induction Ceremony Silent Auction: Take A Look!

SILENT AUCTION Support the International Swimming Hall of Fame’s online silent auction.  Members and friends can find great bargains for some wonderful items.  You can start bidding online NOW by clicking Here! [caption id="attachment_513954" align="alignleft" width="450"] Photo Courtesy: Clearwater...

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FINIS Inc. is proud to announce the signing of Dan Wiffen

Daniel Wiffen has signed his first major suit deal since competing in the 2022 Commonwealth Games. Daniel joins FINIS’s roster of sponsored athletes that includes James Guy, Olivia Smoligia, Shayna Jack, Meg Harris, Mallory Weggemann, and Cameron McEvoy.  “I am so excited to join FINIS as I love the...

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Sporti x Alex and Gretchen Walsh Collection Makes History

[caption id="attachment_513588" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Photo Courtesy: SwimOutlet[/caption] They’ve called them a once-in-a-generation dynasty - Alex and Gretchen Walsh are taking the swimming world by storm. An Olympic Silver Medalist and NCAA National Champion respectively, this dyna...

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ISHOF Induction Ceremony Silent Auction: Great Items Up For Bidding!

SILENT AUCTION Support the International Swimming Hall of Fame’s online silent auction.  Members and friends can find great bargains for some wonderful items.  You can start bidding online NOW by clicking Here! [caption id="attachment_513379" align="alignleft" width="402"] Donated by: International ...