Category Archives: Health and Wellness

September 28 is World Heart Day… Learn how a Swim in the Pool can help

September 28, 2011 is worldwide World Heart Day, sponsored by the World Health Organization and the World Heart Federation. According to WHO, “cardiovascular diseases are the world’s largest killers, claiming 17.1 million lives a year. Risk factors include raised blood … Continue reading

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Beach Ball-Friendly Pool Exercises

Put the kids’ beach ball to good use with these water aerobic exercises from Fitness magazine — the otter roll and the ball lever. The Otter Roll (http://www.fitnessmagazine.com/workout/lose-weight/total-body/pool-workout/?page=3) Targets: back, abs, butt and legs 1.Hugging beach ball to chest, float … Continue reading

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Great Pool Workout

  The folks at Fitness magazine mapped out a great pool workout guide for beginner, intermediate and advanced swimmers (Link to: http://www.fitnessmagazine.com/workout/cardio/no-treadmill/swimming-pool-workouts/) . Just pick your degree of difficulty, jump in the pool and get going! You’ll e burning the … Continue reading

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Benefits of a Healthy Diet and Exercise

  Swimming is a great way to improve your health, but combined with a healthy diet, it can truly do wonders, specifically incorporating fruits and vegetables into your meals. When it comes to including these into your diet, think color! … Continue reading

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Yoga + Your Pool = A Winning Exercise

Combine your love of water and exercise by incorporating yoga into your pool routine. Check out these yoga water workouts from Women’s Health magazine.

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