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Swimming Workouts Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Swimming Workouts.

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Swimming: Take the Plunge!

I recently swam laps for the first time since my childhood swimming lessons. The next day, when my muscles were sore and fatigued, I realized that there was much more to swimming than just splashing around. This gentle-but-challenging form of exercis...  Read more

5 Fun Ways to Dive In to Aquatic Exercise

The pool can be a scary place. You have to wear a swimsuit (ack!), get your hair wet and know the rules of the road—er, swim lanes. But don't let that stop you! Water provides an excellent workout, especially for people with joint issues or...  Read more

Dara Torres Took the Plunge at 41

During the 2008 Summer Olympics, we heard countless inspirational stories about the athletes who were there to compete. Every competitor was special and had an inspiring story of the determination, setbacks, and hard work that got them there. But I c...  Read more

11 Sizzling Summer Calorie-Burners

There are two kinds of people in this world: those who lounge poolside sipping margaritas, and those who jog from the volleyball court to cannonball into the water. Here at SparkPeople, we encourage you to be in the latter group. With sunshine and bl...  Read more

Outdoor Adventures Fit for Families

Have you thought about how great it would be to include your family in your pursuit to exercise more regularly? Family exercise will improve the health of your loved ones, make exercise more fun, and at the same time develop stronger connections betw...  Read more

I need a workout buddy. Somebody who is as dedicat
Updated 8/26/2015 8:09:13 PM

I need a workout buddy. Somebody who is as dedicated as I am to see results and keep me on track and be my personal drill Seargent and I will do the same for them. I'm joining the army and I need to lose about 20 lbs. Anybody in the Parker area?...  Read more

"Workout" stories...funny or not so funny ones
Updated 8/28/2015 6:11:11 PM

Yesterday was back and bicep day, not my favorite but the worst (that's leg day). So my routine is: Deadlift 6x6/175lbs with 2 minutes rest in between sets (I am going to muscle mass rather than strength) One-Arm DB Rows 6x10/40# Bicep 21's w/D...  Read more

got my workout in early this morning 35 minutes of
Updated 8/26/2015 8:09:21 AM

got my workout in early this morning 35 minutes of kickboxing with Jillian Michaels...  Read more

finished my workout! 30min. of cardio & 25min of L
Updated 8/26/2015 2:15:15 AM

finished my workout! 30min. of cardio & 25min of Lower Body. Results posted in Blog. What was your exercise for the day?...  Read more

Can i still track a gps workout?
Updated 8/25/2015 7:16:11 PM

Can i still track a gps workout?...  Read more

walk walk

i cant do my usual swimming workout this week, so i will be walking at the fair!...  Read more

Breaking Down Something Big Into Something Smaller Baby Steps

This could be under motivation as well since the process could be used in any area of your life. I am breaking down the the traing workouts for the sprnt triathalong I am trainig for into baby steps. The are 14 weeks to go each week I need 2 runnin...  Read more

TriSport:Triathletes, Swimmers, Cyclists & Runners

Anything triathlon! Everything Swimming, Biking, Running and Cross-training. Members from beginners to Iron Man competitors are welcome....  Read more

Habits of Fit People: Mix It Up!

You want to be a fit person, right? Now that I've made fitness a habit in my life, I'm sharing my own secrets to keeping fit and staying healthy in the ongoing Habits of Fit People series. Here's one that works for me: Mixing up your workout routine....  Read more

What You Need to Know about Kids' Food Allergies

A round-up of the most interesting and thought-provoking stories of the week. CDC sets food allergy guidelines for schools For the first time, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are providing schools with guidelines on how to deal with...  Read more

Swimming Workouts!

I'm doing one of these tonight! Warm-up 300 Freestyle 200 Kick 100 pull No break except to put fins on Main Set 5 x 100 freestyle 1:30 to 2:00 minutes depending on fitness level Kick Set 1 x 100 fly kick 1 x 100 back kick...  Read more