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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

Difficulty falling asleep after afternoon workout
Updated 8/19/2014 9:49:34 AM

I work during the week (I'm in at 7AM and leave at 4PM). The best time that I can squeeze in a workout is typically in the afternoon, at around 6PM. That's when the group classes, that I'm interested in, are offered at my gym. I typically do zumba...  Read more

Video workouts never play through!
Updated 8/18/2014 2:19:14 PM

Does anyone else have this problem? I can watch videos without a problem on YouTube, but for some reason they NEVER play through on here. There are so many video workouts I want to do, but can't because it gets about a minute in and freezes and just...  Read more

Workout and Calories - Help
Updated 8/17/2014 5:22:28 PM

Hello SparkPeople, I have some questions that I really need answered. All this confusion makes it really hard to know if i'm on the right track or not. Last week, I hired a personal trainer. I went this route so he could help me to get st...  Read more

What kind of workout do you do??
Updated 8/15/2014 10:36:21 AM

For those of you who don't know me (pretty much everyone), I am Sherbie from Canada. I have rejoined again to get my weight loss back on track. So.....I am curious to know what kind of workout people do?? Do you have an equipment at home and...  Read more

Workout Clothes Bargains
Updated 8/9/2014 9:32:23 AM

Hi! I have been working out for a little while now, and I would love to get some different workout clothes. I feel like my t-shirts and cotton shorts get really stinky and sweaty, and I would prefer to have some material that is just more comfortab...  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