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Swimming


Friday, May 28, 2010

Swimming


Swimming is one of the best ways to get a low impact work out.

After a long hard run, a swim is cooling, relaxing and works out all the tight muscles.

When I started swimming I quickly found that equal side to side breathing was important. I could breath on my right but not my left. I took one whole day and learned to breath on my left. It made a big difference to be able to breathe on both sides.

Summer is here, get some sunscreen and head out to the pool!

(We are going for a bike ride, but I'll see you at the pool tomorrow!)
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PRAIRIEDAWNPAM 5/28/2010 4:41PM

    I don't breathe on both sides. I should practice that. Thanks!

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GEMINISUE 5/28/2010 2:31PM

    Love swimming, just don't have transportation to a pool. Saving for a car, so hopefully, swimming will come in the near future, if nothing comes up, I know stay positive. Okay I am.

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CALGALFOX 5/28/2010 1:31PM

    There is nothing like a good swim to work out the kinks! I have a bum shoulder so bilateral breathing has it's own set of issues for me. Some days I can, other days I can't. It's all good though, I LOVE to swim.

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LILPAT3 5/28/2010 12:14PM

    Wow, I am jealous. I am struggling to learn to breathe on my left side. Even when I float on my back...that side starts to sink. I'll keep working and you enjoy this wonderful holiday weekend. emoticon

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ZZYYGGY 5/28/2010 10:43AM

    love that swimming too. It's easy on the joints.

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