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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

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

Spark Your Way to a 10K

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

I just looked up the workout structure online and
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I just looked up the workout structure online and then programmed it into a free HIIT timer app I already had on my phone. I'm sure the C25K-specific app that tells you "walk" and "run" is better than just generic countdown beeps....  Read more

Help on my workout schedule
Updated 5/22/2015 8:33:36 PM

Hi! I am looking to lose about 50 lbs. I consider myself a pretty active person. For the past month my workout has consisted of 45-60 minutes cardio Monday through Friday with rest days on Saturday and Sunday. I am also adding 30 min. of strength...  Read more

I love buying workout related items. Like new workout clothes or (my favorite) new running/gym shoes
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I love buying workout related items. Like new workout clothes or (my favorite) new running/gym shoes. That way it's also motivation to workout....  Read more

Plantar fasciitis strikes again. No workout this m
Updated 5/22/2015 12:47:59 PM

Plantar fasciitis strikes again. No workout this morning and may have to go back to the doctor. Trying not to let it get me down!...  Read more

how do i add workouts to the workout tracker? I'm
Updated 5/21/2015 6:57:17 AM

how do i add workouts to the workout tracker? I'm doing the 21 day fix and their workouts are not on here :/...  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