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Stroke Tune-Up For Championships

Additional Suggestions

  • Be aware of body position.

  • Focus on your streamline to maximize your starts & turns.

  • Keep your body as close to the surface of the water as you can. Sinking down into the water creates drag.

  • SLEEP!


Eating At Championships

When should you eat to maximize performance?

2-4 hours prior to your first race.

What should you eat?

A meal high in carbohydrates. Such as pasta, oatmeal, a sandwich on whole grain bread, or even something simple, such as a baked or sweet potato.


Carbs are stored in the muscles & liver as glycogen. It is the fuel necessary to get swimmers through tough practice or meets. Carbs can also increase availability of serotonin in your brain. they also help boost metabolism.

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