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5 Great Swimming Workouts

When you think about spending time in the pool, what comes to mind? Many people imagine relaxing under the hot summer sun, yet staying cool in the refreshing water. While the pool can certainly be a place to relax and escape the heat of summer, it is also the means of completing a calorie-burning workout. [...]

By | 2012-01-04T12:59:42+00:00 August 8th, 2011|Articles|Comments Off on 5 Great Swimming Workouts

The History of Swimming – From Ancient Times to Modern Olympic Games

A brief history of Swimming Swimming is an ancient activity that has taken place since both water and humans were on the earth. Prehistoric drawings from the southwestern part of Egypt show original documentation of people swimming. The images seem to show the dog paddle or breaststroke, but these may have been more ritualistic than [...]

By | 2018-05-15T18:24:24+00:00 July 4th, 2011|Articles|Comments Off on The History of Swimming – From Ancient Times to Modern Olympic Games

5 Fun Games to Play During Swimming – Improve Strokes and Stamina

Swimming can serve as a great way to have fun and stay in shape. It is a low impact sport that is perfect for everyone from the small toddler to the aging adult. Swimming by itself is a great way to improve your stamina, but here are 5 fun games to play during swimming which [...]

By | 2018-05-15T18:24:24+00:00 June 4th, 2011|Articles|Comments Off on 5 Fun Games to Play During Swimming – Improve Strokes and Stamina

Will swimming cure asthma?

Will swimming cure asthma? There are no claims by professionals that swimming can cure asthma, whereas, many studies have done that shows that swimming is able to reduce the amount of asthma attacks and the severity of it. Swimming to reduce asthma The Department of Pedatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, found that [...]

By | 2012-03-30T08:21:45+00:00 May 13th, 2011|Articles|2 Comments