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The Prevalence And Power Of Fitness Myths

The power and prevalence of fitness myths isn’t dropping. You only need a quick look online to see the widespread presence of online banner ads featuring statements like “Lose Belly Fat With This One Simple Trick” to see many myths. … Continue reading

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A swimming pool can be the fountain of youth!

A great article from the Minneapolis Star Tribune, “95 and still in the swim of things“, profiles the 95 year old Fran Bell, who swims 3 times a week to stay in shape. Tweet

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Go Sledding This Winter

Wintertime is a challenge for many swimming pool owners.  It’s cold outside, the days seem short, and there are no parties to attend wearing your favorite swimsuit + sandals combination.  What to do, what to do? Don’t let Old Man … Continue reading

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It’s Not Too Late To Learn To Swim

Do you know how to swim? As an above ground pool and pool & spa supplies retailer we presume the vast majority of our customers know how to swim.  But as recent articles in the Wall Street Journal and Minneapolis … Continue reading

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The Nutrition Part of Starting a Swimming Workout Routine

A key aspect of any regular workout routine is providing your body with the proper nutrition to sustain the workouts and gain the most benefit from them. Although American swimmer and 16 time Olympic medalist Michael Phelps’ swimming abilities are … Continue reading

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Tips For Managing and Preventing Stress

For many adults, stress is an ever-present part of life.  Though published statistics on stress vary, it’s safe to assume many men and women experience significant stress, especially when the economy is struggling, as it has been over the last … Continue reading

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How to Work Out in the Pool

from wikiHow – The How to Manual That You Can Edit Working out in water can be the perfect answer for every age of swimmer, whether you’re trying to improve your swimming technique, looking for cross-training solutions, seeking to rehabilitate … Continue reading

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All about Aqua Zumba®

Zumba® is a Latin-inspired dance fitness program created by dancer and choreographer Alberto “Beto” Perez in Colombia during the 1990s. All about Aqua Zumba®. Tweet

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