Ashley Illenye - (Author)

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Benefits of Signing an NLI in the Spring

By Ashley Illenye, Swimming World College Intern. The deadline of November 8 for swimmers to sign their National Letter of Intent has come and past. With that, the spring deadline of April 11 is anoth...

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Hydration: The Pinnacle of Athletes' Health

By Ashley Illenye, Swimming World College Intern. Keeping good care of your body is an essential part of swimming. Because of the nature of the sport, a swimmer needs every ounce of strength they can ...

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The Specific Nature of Nutrition in Swimmers

By Ashley Illenye, Swimming World College Intern. College level student-athletes have the epitome of untimely eating schedules. There are 5:00 a.m. practices that you can’t eat breakfast before or you...

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Swimming: A Team or Individual Sport?

By: Ashley Illenye, Swimming World Magazine Intern. When asking the question "is swimming an individual or team sport?" the answer can vary wildly. Though progress is made individually, and you can sw...

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Lifting in Club Swimming

by Ashley Illenye, Swimming World Magazine Intern.  A highly disagreed upon topic in high school and club swimming is whether or not young swimmers should be lifting weights. There are different types...