If you want to swim fast in the pool, you need to train outside the pool! Dry land training for swimmers is important to keep your body strong to prepare for meets.
Competitive swimmers have a long season, and while a well-rounded training program is important, knowing when to taper and rest is imperative for optimal performance.
Be sure to eat before early morning swim sessions. Your body needs fuel to keep your energy level up and swim at your best.
What gives you this fuel? While having a well balanced diet is important to all athletes, swimmers have vigorous schedules of training 2-3x/day. Be sure to replenish your body with carbohydrates so you’re ready for the next training session!