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Pool Workouts For Athletes Resources

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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

Exercising in Water

Have you ever considered including water fitness into your exercise routine? This can be a great way to increase strength, flexibility and cardiovascular health. Plus, during the months of summer heat, what is a better way to keep cool? Wa...  Read more

9 Cross-Training Activities for Runners

The only way to become a better runner is to run, but the more running replaces other exercises in your fitness program, the more likely you are to become injured, suffer from burnout, or develop muscular imbalances. So what's a runner to do (bes...  Read more

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

No motivation. missing my workout buddy
Updated 1/23/2015 2:30:05 PM

Been a rough 6 months. My daughter went to college and was my workout buddy. Wondering how everyone stays motivated and on track?...  Read more

Had a good workout at the gym did a 20min mile on
Updated 1/23/2015 4:25:34 PM

Had a good workout at the gym did a 20min mile on the treadmill i can still only do 5min on the elliptical(that thing kicks my butt!!) then i did 30min strength training and i did a mile of walk away the pounds this morning before i left for the gymâ...  Read more

What are your favorite workout videos on YouTube o
Updated 1/24/2015 11:21:47 PM

What are your favorite workout videos on YouTube or hulu?...  Read more

Best workout songs to motivate you? Trying to put
Updated 1/23/2015 9:24:53 AM

Best workout songs to motivate you? Trying to put a playlist together! I prefer EDM or pop for the fast beats but I'm open to suggestion!...  Read more

How do you guys find the motivation to workout? I
Updated 1/23/2015 11:18:52 AM

How do you guys find the motivation to workout? I get discouraged because I see no results and everyone working out is more advance than me. I feel like a pregnant cow....  Read more

Pool exercise

If you have a pool, get some pool exercise equipment and workout in the water. ....  Read more

Awake the Athlete

"All of us are athletes. Some of us are in training and some of us are not. Our job as a coach is to awaken the inner athlete." -Coach RutherfordI remind myself that I am an athlete and listen to "Eye of the Tiger" by Survivor. Cheesy but it works.1...  Read more

Dance Dance Revolution

For those of us that love the game and realize that it's a great workout as well =)...  Read more

The Dangers of Letting Kids Specialize in Just One Sport

This spring, we interviewed Dave Ellis, one of the country's foremost sports nutritionists. Now, Ellis is sharing with us a hot topic in youth sports: the dangers of early specialization. As a coach, I work with kids along the continuum. My own ki...  Read more

7 Water Exercise Routines

One of my favorite activities, aside from running, is water aerobics. Some gyms refer to these classes as Aqua-Exercises, Hydro-Workouts or Aquatic Exercises. If you have never taken a water aerobics class, I highly encourage you to do so. Not only w...  Read more