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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

Swimming vs Other Sports

So why swimming? Why not other sports like running, cycling, or boxing? Why not play tennis or basketball? All these activities are great and can definitely help to get in shape, but swimming is the only workout you'll find thats non-weightbearing and easy on the joints. Swimming can also be far more varied than running [...]

By | 2011-05-13T19:05:09+00:00 April 13th, 2011|Articles|Comments Off on Swimming vs Other Sports