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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 know I've said this before but making swimming p
Updated 5/29/2016 3:04:20 PM

I know I've said this before but making swimming part of your exercise program is the best thing. 20 minutes of the breaststroke is equal to burning 400 calories. 2 hours of walking is 470 burned. Swimming is cooler and low impact on joints...  Read more

Going for a early morning swim! What's your exerci
Updated 5/29/2016 1:36:57 PM

Going for a early morning swim! What's your exercise for the day?...  Read more

is swimming a good way to loose weight?
Updated 5/31/2016 9:03:23 AM

I have about 100lbs to loose after having two kids one of them is already 13 and I never lost my baby weight after having her, then I had another in 2008 we aren't having anymore so I am looking to really get into shape is swimming the best exercise...  Read more

It's raining today! What are some of you guys favorite indoor at home workouts? #weightlossVlog #ra
Updated 5/29/2016 11:24:46 AM

It's raining today! What are some of you guys favorite indoor at home workouts? #weightlossVlog #rain #fatloss #weightloss...  Read more

Day 4... forgoing my usual workout for moving. Got
Updated 5/29/2016 9:26:14 AM

Day 4... forgoing my usual workout for moving. Got my pedometer on though. Hoping to get some yoga in or time on the treadmill later. Peace y'all. ♡...  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

Home Is Where the Swimming Is

When a back injury prompted her to head to the gym at age 40, it took Lucy Parsons (CRAZYMAMA46) 20 minutes to get from the car to the front door at her local YMCA. At more than 400 pounds, Parsons had been struggling with a sciatic nerve issue...  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