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
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
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
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
Ready to walk or run a 10K but not sure where to begin? We've designed two training programs to help you get started. The first program is for individuals who want to complete a 10K by both walking and jogging the event. The second program is for... Read more
So, I've been on my healthier life journey for about a year and a half. I lost 40 lbs in the first 6 months and have been toning and maintaining for the last year. I usually work out six days a week. I LOVE working out and I LOVE trying new and di... Read more
ok, so I know other people have this problem so would like to know what tips you might have
I work 9-5 Mon-Fri desk job. Luckily I don't have to work evenings or weekends.
during the weekends when I have more flex time- I'm able to get i... Read more
I'm gonna be starting the Insanity workout tomorrow. Anyone interested in joining me? I'n pretty good with staying on track but it would be nice to do it at the same time as somebody else for support... Read more
In the challenge section you have all sorts of challenges for biking, walking, running, but nothing for swimming. I am a swimmer and would love a virtual challenge for swimming.
Please consider this as a new feature.
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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
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
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
I'm doing one of these tonight!
Warm-up 300 Freestyle
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
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