Just keep swimming...to Rottnest Island

Race nutrition depends on whether you’re a solo swimmer, duo or team swimmer. One thing consistent across all disciplines is the importance of a well fuelled and hydrated body before the event. Then it is about implementing a tried and tested feeding programme that works for you. From carbohydrate loading to race day nutrition. 1. Carbohydrate loading Consumption of a high carbohydrate diet 48 – 72 hours preceding the race enables muscles to store more glycogen (energy). Whether you load or not depends on the amount of swimming you’re doing. If you’re undertaking a solo swim, then carbohydrate loading is a must. It becomes less important the more you share the swimming with team mates. Examp

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