What should you eat before a swim workout?
- Wholegrain breakfast cereal with milk + fruit.
- Fruit salad with yoghurt and nuts.
- English muffin with jam or cheese.
- Sandwich/roll with salad + lean meat/cheese.
- Porridge with banana and cinnamon.
When should I eat before a swim workout? In general, allow 2-4 hours before your swim, following a larger meal to allow for digestion, and 30 minutes – two hours for a smaller snack. In general, main meals should include foods with low-GI carbohydrates and be moderate in protein and fats.
What should I eat or drink before and after swimming? Easy-to-digest foods include: fruits, steamed vegetables, greens, lean red meat, fish and low-fat dairy products. Avoid products of large grains and bread. Be sure to stay hydrated as well with liquids such as: juices, nut milk and plenty of water.
Should I eat a banana before swimming? 2) Bananas are an awesome source of potassium! Plus, they taste so good as well as giving you the boost of energy you need before swimming. Grab a banana on the way to the pool and see the benefits during your swim session.