Training Camp Canteen
You’ve probably heard before that breakfast is the most important meal of the day because it’s vital for kick-starting your metabolism after your ‘fast’ through the night.
Want to indulge on Shrove Tuesday but don’t want to put all your hard Swimfitting work to waste? Here at Swimfit HQ our chefs have been hard at work finding out how our Swimfitters can enjoy Pancake Day the healthy way with these high protein ‘Swim-Flip’ pancakes!
Most of us know that shellfish, along with most fish, is a great source of protein. However, did you know that the body has to produce more heat to break it down? Meaning you will burn more calories just by consuming it!
The aim of taking a protein shake immediately after heavy exercise is to deliver amino acids (the body’s building blocks) to maximise or maintain muscle mass, keep your metabolism high, boost your immune system and maximise your recovery.
Keen to understand exactly what fuels our body best both in the pool and at home, we asked the chefs at the Swimfit Training Camp Canteen to help us out with some superfoods to compliment our swimming regime for 2013.
Carbo-loading is a nutrition technique typically employed by endurance athletes (open water, triathlon etc…) to maximise their energy storage capacity ahead of competition.