Nutrition for swimmers

In an effort to keep parents educated and informed, the Piranhas have set up this webpage dedicated to nutrional education. This resource is a great place to read articles, get information and answer some questions you may have about swimming and nutrition. Most of the information linked to this page is from USA Swimming.

USA Swimming answers the question, “What should my child eat?”
The question most frequently asked by parents is: “What should my child eat?” There are no magic foods, but there are simple nutritional guidelines that can be followed by the whole family. Even more of your questions could be answered in all of the information provided on the Successful Sport Parenting CD.

USA Swimming Training Center – includes Nutrition articles and guidelines

Nutrition for Recovery

Dietary Guidelines for Americans – US Department of Health