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swimming

The Simple Writing Exercise Olympian Gwen Jorgensen Uses To Succeed

You're going to want to give this one a try.

Amanda MacMillan
August 9 2016

Easy Foam-Roller Stretches To Ease Neck And Shoulder Pain

Swimming is without a doubt one of the best things you can do for your body. It improves core strength and is one of the safest ways to maintain your...

Dan O'Grady
May 24 2016

An Olympic Gold Medalist Shares Her Healthiest Habits

How this Olympic swimmer stays in shape in the off season.

Rebecca Soni
March 11 2016

Why I Swear By Green Juice To Fuel My Workout

I'm a plant-based professional triathlete who specializes in Ironman and Ultraman triathlons, which means I'm training for races that last 9 to 25...

Hillary Biscay
May 27 2015

Man Swims Through Poop-Laden Gowanus Canal To Honor Earth Day

Yes, voluntarily. Brooklyn's Gowanus Canal is one of the nation's most polluted bodies of water — and that's exactly why environmental activist...

Emi Boscamp
April 23 2015

How To Stay Tough When You Want To Quit

Ultra-endurance athletes Hillary Biscay and Rich Roll reveal how they eat, train, and build mental toughness to achieve peak performance.

September 14 2014

How To Meditate If You Can't Sit Still

When you’re anxious or depressed, sometimes the last thing you feel like doing is sitting down with your thoughts. But what many of us don't realize...

Kate James
August 17 2014

7 Fun Activities To Try Before Summer Ends

With so many outdoor activities, summer is a great time to workout in new and adventurous ways! These summer activities will strengthen you muscles,...

Nora Tobin
August 12 2014

As Wild As It Sounds, I Was Embarrassed To Be An Olympian

I am embarrassed to admit that, for a few years after winning a bronze medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, I actually resented the fact that I was an...

Caroline Burckle
August 7 2014

How To Believe In Yourself When No One Else Does

Ironman champion Hillary Biscay explains how she went from being a terrible age-group swimmer to a world-class professional athlete. In this talk, she...

August 3 2014

Ironman Champ Hillary Biscay On How To Stay Strong When You Want To Quit

Ironman champion Hillary Biscay has finished 66 Ironmans in her career, and at some point in every single one of them she has wanted to quit and cry....

June 11 2014

5 Of The Most Beautiful (And Healthy!) Places In Europe

London, Paris, Rome, Amsterdam, Barcelona – lovely cities full of amazing sites and culture, but when you're looking for a beautiful, nature-filled...

Rebeca Plantier
June 4 2014

What Being A Record-Holding Freediver Taught Me About Acceptance

I’m a freediver. I hold my breath for more than five minutes and dive to over 100 meters, and most people think I'm probably the craziest person they...

​Sara Campbell
January 9 2014

6 Reasons Why Exercise Makes You Happy

Sure, you know exercise is good for you. It keeps your weight in check, makes you stronger, and keeps you feeling youthful and staying active into old...

Krista Stryker
September 8 2013

10 Reasons Why Swimming Is The Best (And The Worst) Sport

Swimming is the best sport ever. It could also be the worst sport ever. Swimming allows you to eat 8,000 calories a day.

Mike Gustafson
August 26 2013

5 Tips For Anyone Who Thinks They Can't Do A Triathlon

I often meet people who tell me they would love to do what I do—endurance sports—run a marathon, finish a triathlon, etc ... but that they...

Hillary Biscay
August 16 2013

15 Signs You're A Recovering Swimmer

Recently we went down a rabbit hole reading Mike Gustafson's Twitter feed, a brilliant homage to competitive swimming. It stirred up some nostalgia...

August 8 2013

Going To The Pool? Tips To Avoid Toxins

For many people—kids and adults alike—the smell of a chlorinated pool triggers sensations of joy. It means that soon they’ll be one with the water,...

Healthy Child Healthy World
July 10 2013

Why Swimming Is Great for Your Body, Mind & Soul

Most people know that swimming helps you to improve heart rate and blood flow and maintain a healthy weight. What most people don’t know are the...

Brett Callan
November 17 2012