Go Swimming has everything you need to know about swimming. If you are a parent, a non swimmer or just want to improve your technique this is the section for you.

In British Swimming you will find information about the world of high performance sport, including the disciplines of Swimming, Diving, Synchronised Swimming, Water Polo and Para-Swimming.

The ASA is the governing body for the sport in England. In this section you will find all you need to know about joining a club or competing in England and becoming a swimming teacher or coach.

The IoS delivers the ASA’s courses and is a member organisation. Whether you are a teacher, coach, employer or club you will find everything you need to know about qualifications or educating your workforce.

Accessibility - Text Only - Display Options - Accessibility

Nutrition and diet for swimmers

Nutrition and diet for swimmers

Share this page

Good nutrition and a healthy diet are cornerstones of improving as a swimmer and getting the most benefit from your time in the water.

In this section you'll find a range of advice on what to eat and when, whether you are a casual swimmer, swimming to manage your weight or training hard for a competition.

Among the advice in this section you'll find:

You'll find message boards under the articles so that you can leave your own tips.

Talk

  • 6

    11.25am 10th October 2013
    Craigypops

    For breakfast I have porridge, raisins and honey or a slice of brown toast with beans and a poached egg.  Lunch is soup or a sandwich.  Nuts/seeds and fruit for snacks and dinner is piece of fish with 3 vegetables.  I have been doing this swim-fit for a couple of months now and results are impressive.  Especially my lung capacity and ability to swim further each week in the front crawl position.  I also take a protein shake in the morning and before bed.

  • 5

    10.42am 12th September 2013
    ben mcmanus

    just wanted to say looking forward to starting swimfit at my local pool and rearing to go smile

  • 4

    3.46pm 9th August 2013
    CharlotteLovesStarWars

    I would like to start eating healthy, need breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks please.

  • 3

    8.00am 20th April 2013
    Vikrant from Delhi, india

    Hey can somebody tell me that should i take nutrilite daily and ginseng ....... I m ..’’ a national swimmer pls pls…. Somebody reply….

  • 2

    7.15pm 28th January 2013
    Thomas franklin

    Oats and bananas for breakfast
    Pastas and rice and meat/fish for lunch and dinner
    Lots of fluids

  • 1

    5.18pm 1st January 2013
    Jean Hazell

    Like to know what to eat for health

Go Swimming has everything you need to know about swimming. If you are a parent, a non swimmer or just want to improve your technique this is the section for you.

In British Swimming you will find information about the world of high performance sport, including the disciplines of Swimming, Diving, Synchronised Swimming, Water Polo and Para-Swimming.

The ASA is the governing body for the sport in England. In this section you will find all you need to know about joining a club or competing in England and becoming a swimming teacher or coach.

The IoS delivers the ASA’s courses and is a member organisation. Whether you are a teacher, coach, employer or club you will find everything you need to know about qualifications or educating your workforce.

Accessibility - Text Only - Display Options - Accessibility

© 2014 British Swimming & The ASA. All Rights Reserved. Privacy Policy