Desirable exercise goals

Boosting the immune system

Competitive swimmers need to eat foods that are high in anti-oxidants in order to boost their immune system.

Try Ellie's Mouthwatering Mackerel and Beetroot salad

Improve aerobic performance

Swimmers need iron rich foods like beef which helps boost the production of red blood cells and contributes to improved endurance.

Try Josef's Tasty Tyneside Tagine


Swimmers need to consume good sources of slow release carbohydrates which help build reserves of glycogen that provide energy for swimming.

Try Fuel for the Pool Porridge