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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

PiYo- has anyone tried this workout? Did you fill
Updated 3/25/2015 5:13:15 PM

PiYo- has anyone tried this workout? Did you fill this helped sculpture and tone your body; without having to running to the Gym?...  Read more

I do break my workouts up sometimes too, for the s
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I do break my workouts up sometimes too, for the simple reason that I can only sit but so long at my home cycle at home! My butt hurts after a while-I can get more time in if I break it up, so breaking up your workouts may help too....  Read more

Welcome Shannoilc! Try changing up your workout ro
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Welcome Shannoilc! Try changing up your workout routine or what you're eating/drinking in terms of nutrition. That tends to help in a lot of cases. Might want to consult a physician/nutritionist too. Congrats on the success so far!...  Read more

Water aerobics should be a workout, why not/
Updated 3/29/2015 7:52:37 PM

I manually added 90 minutes of water aerobics. But it says I have no workout for today and the steps are less than 500. My SPAT is not working (another issue for another time) so I manually put in this water aerobics. thanks, chris...  Read more

Great job! Amazing how morning workouts can change
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Great job! Amazing how morning workouts can change you as a person-I've been doing that for about 4.5 months now and I'm a morning person, which I never would have believed before then. Crazy. :-)...  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