Category Archive for "Competitive Swimming"

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Youth Athlete Hydration

April 7, 2017
Cheryl Gigliotti

Even though swimmers practice their sport immersed in water, they still sweat and need to drink just as much as land-based athletes. The importance of hydration for good health and properly functioning body systems cannot be overstated, especially for the young athlete. According to researcher Dr. Susan Yeargin from the University of South Carolina, up to 75 percent of young athletes…

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Your Gold Medal Moment

March 21, 2017
Cheryl Gigliotti

What Will You Do When Your Gold Medal Moment Arrives? I was a skinny 14-year-old high school freshman who played a lot of sports and liked to swim. It was a defining moment in my life that set me on a journey that, to this day, has affected my career and family. It happened one afternoon at the Madison East…

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