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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

Propel zero calorie workout water for a drink alt?
Updated 7/28/2015 1:34:23 PM

I gave up soft drinks a couple years ago, I was drinking diet cola. I went to flavored water and now started drinking Propel zero calorie workout water. I just wonder how good Propel add's up to other drinks? And if it's a good choice for weight loss...  Read more

Emotional during workout
Updated 7/30/2015 3:23:56 PM

Hi, I started a fitness class recently. It seems like a good class; it's challenging, but the leaders are very encouraging and are good at modifying the exercises for people beginners, like me. Today was the 3rd class.I was having an "off day" a...  Read more

Ugh I am half way done with my workout.....still w
Updated 7/27/2015 5:51:25 PM

Ugh I am half way done with my workout.....still walking and it is so hot. Had to wear a thicker tee because dumb dumb, me, forgot a bra. The heat and humidity, plus the tee, plus the no bra makes this difficult lol....  Read more

Can anyone suggest pre and post workout meals, I'm
Updated 7/29/2015 11:51:00 AM

Can anyone suggest pre and post workout meals, I'm stuck after 20lbs gone I feel like I'm gaining but scale says no...  Read more

How do you find a workout buddy? I've been trying
Updated 7/24/2015 7:33:01 PM

How do you find a workout buddy? I've been trying for years just for the challenging each other part, as well as being there for each other in person too. Every one I know that I've asked are negative or flakes. I work out alone but I'd like ......  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