Calcium, Vitamin D & Bone health in young swimmers

  • July 02, 2019

Bone health is often an area that is ironically neglected during growth phases but given utmost importance in later stages of life. Bones are in a state of constant flux, continuously breaking down an...

Swimmers, know your amino acids!

  • June 24, 2019

Amino acids are theorized to enhance performance in a variety of ways, such as increasing the secretion of anabolic hormones, modifying fuel use during exercise, preventing adverse effects of overtrai...

Positive Swimmer Vs Negative Swimmer

  • June 21, 2019

Hello Champions… I know you all are great swimmers but are you a POSITIVE swimmer? Being an International swimmer and a Sports psychologist myself, I would like to help you understand how POSITIVE t...

Pineapple vs Banana: The new entrant for recovery

  • June 20, 2019

Pineapples seem to have been the new bananas! There was a time when all athletes consumed pre or post-training were bananas. Today, however, there has been a new entrant. Pineapple is a tropical plant...

Recovery Nutrition: Why is it important?

  • February 27, 2019

High-intensity training whether lactate-based sets, anaerobic threshold sets or even short burst sprint sets, all of these trigger a cascade of highly catabolic events. In order for the training to be...

Branched-Chain Amino Acids (BCCAs): Are they Preferred Fuel Over Carbohydrates?

  • December 11, 2018

Should you replace your sports drink with BCAA’s? I find that many swimmers who approach me, especially those who have been swimming elite or are usually part of group 2 and above, consume branch ch...

Comprehensive Study of Important Factors to Gauge Performance Outputs

  • December 06, 2018

Is there one standard diet for all swimmers? When I get asked this question, I usually have a counter question, are all swimmers the same? We often forget that really the only common aspect for all th...

Carb Rinsing: Should Swimmers Try It? Let’s Find Out

  • October 11, 2018

If you observed the football world cup a couple of months ago, you must have seen players swish and spit out their sports drinks over the field during matches! Well, they weren’t doing this because ...

Performance Enhancing Drugs: The Ugly Side

  • October 10, 2018

In the world of competitive swimming, rather competitive sports, the vulnerability and desperation to be the best can make athletes lean towards performance enhancing drugs (PED). Although, these can ...

Swimming: The Perfect Sport Ever!

  • October 05, 2018

We keep talking about performance enhancement and competitive swimming, how often have we given a thought on how swimming has really helped us? No, not just the physical and physiological benefits whi...