Seminar on Nutrition?

After the night with Eilis, there was some discussion about organising another evening event.  “Nutrition for swimmers” was the topic being suggested.  At first I thought it would be a very good idea.  Then I considered the group of swimmers we have in Myrtleville.  To be fair, if it’s one thing they’re experts on – it’s their own nutrition.

Open water, sea swimming in Cork, Ireland.

100% not nutritionally challenged.

There’s no way they’ll miss out on the key 45 minute post-swim window to replenish the food supply to the muscles.  They’d hardly miss 45 seconds.

Open water, sea swimming in Cork, Ireland.

Pat Lowry ensuring that the ‘golden window’ for post-swim nutrition isn’t missed. Feed ’em on the beach, says Pat.

If anyone is feeling a weakness on the way home after all the sausages and cake, just have some Smash pre-made and ready for when you come in the door.  That’ll fill you up.

Open water, sea swimming in Cork, Ireland.

The only nutrition tip you need. None of that fresh food rubbish.

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