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Hydration:  Stay Hydrated During Practice & Meets!  Whether you drink water or sports drinks, it is important for swimmers to stay hydrated at practice.  Often times swimmers don’t realize how much moisture is lost while in the pool.  Here are some useful articles about dehydration in swimmers and fluid intake.  USA Swimming – How to Stay Hydrated:  http://www.usaswimming.org/ViewNewsArticle.aspx?TabId=1&itemid=5466&mid=8712 Livestrong – Dehydration in Swimmers:   http://www.livestrong.com/article/546667-dehydration-in-swimmers/ Nutrition:   Flashes Aquatics Nutrition Speaker Handout   Favorite food finds for young swimmers:  http://www.usaswimming.org/ViewNewsArticle.aspx?TabId=1635&itemid=16197&mid=11541​ 8 Nutrition Recommendations for Swimmers: https://swimswam.com/8-nutritional-recommendations-for-swimmers/ 21 surprising sources of protein for swimmers...

  How to mark swimmer’s arm for meets Before arriving at a meet, it is helpful for swimmers to know what events/strokes they will be swimming.   Heat and lane information for each swimmer will be listed on the heat sheet, but those wont be available until after warm-ups.  So to help your swimmer prepared...   1. Parents - Use the illustration below to draw a table for Event, Heat, Lane and Stroke.   2. Parents - Fill in the Event and Stroke information before they arrive at the meet. ...

Excellent Resource!  Swim Meet Timer Position Video  http://youtu.be/zGeOV4-X_ts

With another swim meet right around the corner, Coach Aaron wants to reach out to all of you with regards to starts and send out a motivational video. We can practice starts every day, and before a meet it is just as important if not more important to take a closer look! The important part of the video is the recap at the end!    Here is a great video on starts!    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hl6qlTblj4I   I hope you and your swimmer takes some time to watch either part of, or all...

Stay Hydrated During Practice & Meets!  Whether you drink water or sports drinks, it is important for swimmers to stay hydrated at practice.  Often times swimmers don’t realize how much moisture is lost while in the pool.  Here are some useful articles about dehydration in swimmers and fluid intake.  USA Swimming – How to Stay Hydrated:  http://www.usaswimming.org/ViewNewsArticle.aspx?TabId=1&itemid=5466&mid=8712 Livestrong – Dehydration in Swimmers:   http://www.livestrong.com/article/546667-dehydration-in-swimmers/