From fueling to recovery, muscle building to weight making. Optimal nutrition ensures the best platform for your swimming success, at whatever level you participate.

Anita Bean RNutr is a registered nutritionist and health writer, specializing in sports nutrition. She has written more than 20 books on nutrition, including The Complete Guide to Sports Nutrition and Food For Fitness. Winner of three awards in sports nutrition, she writes for Good Housekeeping and broadcasts regularly on TV and radio. Below are 7 fact-sheets written by Anita that are a great guide to nutrition for club swimmers.


Sports Nutrition for Young Athletes

Anita’s latest book on sports nutrition is written for parents and coaches of swimmers and young athletes, looking for up-to-date guidance and advice. It covers topics such as

  • Nutritional considerations for young athletes (under 18y)

  • Eating before, during and after sport

  • Weight, body composition and sports performance

  • Hydration

  • Eating plans and competition eating strategies

  • Easy delicious and nutritious recipes.

Anita’s Website is: , where you will also be able to find more information about sports nutrition and details about her books.

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