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Aaron Wirtz

Hello Kraken Families, I hope everyone has been doing well these past few weeks. I'd just like to update everyone on what Kraken Swimming has been up to and our plans for the next few weeks. The State of Ohio has shutdown all fitness centers until further notice. Once the State and School Board allow the pool to reopen, Kraken Swimming will resume operations. I will keep everone posted as I get new information. In the meantime, I encourage all of the swimmers (parents and siblings too) to get off...

Aaron Wirtz

By Chris Rosenbloom//RD, PhD We know that exercise is good for a healthy immune system, but what about nutrition? Let’s dispel a few myths and provide a list of healthy foods that support your immune system. Note I said foods that “support” your immune system. Despite what you might hear from others on social media, you cannot “boost” your immune system. It is after all, a system comprised of many parts to keep you well. From your skin (the largest immune system organ in the body), to the mucous membranes...

Aaron Wirtz

USA Swimming and the USOPC have recently published a number of articles to help athletes and their support groups cope with the current limitations on their training and competitions imposed by the recent Coronavirus outbreak. Among the topics covered include dryland maintenance for aquatic posture, tips for coping with the impact of Coronavirus, tips for coping with cancellations and postponements from Coronavirus, and important facts about immune function. Check them out, below. For up-to-date Coronavirus information, go to usaswimming.org/coronavirus. Dryland Maintenance for Aquatic Posture Immune Function Factsheet Coping With the...

Aaron Wirtz

Dear USA Swimming Members, Thank you to everyone for your support and commitment as we continue to navigate these uncharted waters. Throughout the entire country there is a very real and intense effort to stem the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). As responsible leaders, we need to continue to take appropriate steps and ensure that every decision we make is one with a focus on the health and safety of our athletes, members, staff and volunteers. Therefore, we have made the decision to cancel the upcoming TYR Pro Swim Series...