Paul's Powerball Recipe And Our New Certified Coach in Rhode Island / Boston Area

First up we'd like to extend a very warm welcome to the Swim Smooth team our new Certified Coach in Rhode Island and the Boston area, USA: Peter Russo.

Peter's put in all the hard yards to go through our training and certification process. He's a fantastic coach based in Providence and we're very proud to have him aboard.  Contact Peter now and unleash him on improving your swimming today:

phone: (01) 401-286-2865

Training to be a SS Coach is a huge undertaking. Developing the necessary skills and experience of advanced video analysis, stroke correction, squad coaching and open water skills takes time and cannot be rushed. We are fortunate enough to be able to pick our coaches from a large talent pool but even for very experienced coaches, training takes at least 1 to 2 years.

For full information on all our Swim Smooth coaches and to find your local Swim Smooth Coach see:

Nutrition Tips: Paul's Powerball Recipe

Always hungry and looking for a healthy energy-giving snack between meals? Or wondering what you should eat before and after a swim session? Try SS Head Coach Paul Newsome's "Powerballs" (!). Paul's just put together a short video doing his very best Jamie Oliver impression to explain how to make them (it's super easy). Guaranteed to give you a satisfying slow energy release.


The ingredients are:

Fresh dates - 3 or 4 pitted
Dried apricots, pears or apples - small handful
Dried figs - 3 or 4
Desiccated coconut (small handful)
Dried cranberries (small handful)
Almonds (handful)
Cashew or walnuts (handful)
Chia seeds (sprinkle)
Paleo protein mix (sprinkle)
Cacao nibs (sprinkle)
Pumpkin kernels (handful)
Pea & brown rice protein powerful (a shake)
Optional UCAN super-starch
Coconut oil (1-2 tablespoons)

Blend for a minute, squeeze into golf-ball size balls and then roll in ground LSA (Linseed, Sunflower Seed and Almonds). Keep in the fridge!

This isn't a hard and fast recipe so feel free to experiment with your own choice of ingredients.

Swim Smooth!

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