swimming

Jul 7, 2021

The Olympics’ Ban On Swim Caps Is Racist And Here’s Why

With the Olympics being one of the most important events in the entire country, it has a very strict set...

Aug 8, 2019

The 5 Types Of Swimsuits That Flatter Each Body Type

Swimsuit shopping can be painless and successful as long as you’re looking for the right pieces. Not all swimsuits are...

Jun 25, 2013

Summer Swim Cardio Burn…For Every Level!

There's a reason Ariel wasn't afraid to wear those little sea shells! Stay cool this summer and include an aqua workout in your fitness regimen.

Apr 25, 2011

Body Blog: Get Sporty (and Fit) This Summer

It's strange, but for some reason spending 45 minutes on the elliptical feels unnatural when the weather starts warming up. It's like lying in a tanning bed when it's 80 degrees and sunny outside. Clearly, I've already grown tired and bored of my normal workout routine for the year. The solution? Exploring outdoor activities that will provide me with a sense of adventure as I tone up.

Oct 11, 2009

What I Learned From My Summer Job

Since I don't plan on teaching swimming or working with kids in the future, I didn't anticipate learning anything super important through this job. I figured I'd get a tan, make some money, and get really pruney fingers now and then. But while I was teaching these little kids how to stay afloat in a large body of water, they were teaching me a much bigger lesson.

Jul 13, 2009

Body Blog: Get a Little Sporty this Summer

It's strange, but for some reason spending 45 minutes on the elliptical feels unnatural this time of year. It's like lying in a tanning bed when you it's 80 degrees and sunny outside. Clearly I've slightly, OK totally, abandoned my usual workout routine.

Jun 25, 2009

Makeup 101: Waterproof Your Face

Makeup is supposed to help your look out and enhance beauty, but what happens when you mix makeup with humidity, sweat, and waves? Raccoon eyes, that’s what. Raccoon eyes aren’t even a good look for raccoons, so they definitely won’t add to your summer style.

May 22, 2009

The Pee Pee Poll: Do You Pee In The Pool?

While browsing around on the internet (hey, it's the the only way to spend the day when you've still got the spins from the night before), I stumbled across this little tidbit from CNN.com: apparently peeing in the pool grosses people out AND can be detrimental to your health. Oh, and 17% of people polled still do it.