Electrolytes: The Difference Between Sporting Success and Failure

Whilst most experts agree that proper hydration, sufficient calories and a calculated intake of carbohydrates are essential to sports performance, research conducted at the Human Performance Laboratory in New Delhi seems to support the notion that the electrolyte balance within an athlete's body could be an equally important factor

19 Jan 2012

Swim Fast, Stay Healthy

Hard training can take its toll on your body and on your immune system in particular, but there are ways to fight back

11 Nov 2011

Carb loading for swimmers

It wasn't until recent years that the 'art of carb-loading' has been perfected to ensure muscles are fully fuelled and swimmers can delay and reduce the onset of fatigue during a long swim

01 Nov 2011

Make sure you're ready for your next outdoor swim

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