Plan it and Pack it: Pre- and Post-Workout Foods and Beverages

by Chris Rosenbloom//PhD, RD

As pools reopen and training begins in earnest, one thing that will likely change is access to food and fluids. Coaches, boosters, and parents will not likely be providing a community cooler for swimmers to grab drinks, and the snack table will be a thing of the past. So, for now, swimmers should plan to pack their own pre- and post-workout foods and beverages.