Category Archives: Swimming

Do you need an “off season”?

We hear the term all the time in relation to professional athletes– the “off season.”  But could an average Jane or Joe who works out regularly–and perhaps participates in the occasional triathlon and/or cycling/running event–benefit from an off season too? If you stress your body on a regular basis in any way, the answer is […]

Olympic Secrets to Boost Your Workout

With the Olympics upon us it’s time to tap into the minds and experiences of some of those extraordinary athletes to spice up our own workouts and give us that extra dose of motivation. This week’s post comes courtesy of Women’s Health and features tips from six female Olympic athletes–complete with photos demonstrating their favorite workout […]

Add this superfood to your diet!

Image if just one food had all of the following qualities: Great source of vegetable protein Good source of fiber Contains cancer-fighting flavonoids Great source of vitamins A, K, C, and E Great source of iron Great source of folate (perfect for pregnant moms!) Lowers blood pressure Protects vision Boosts immunity Protects bones Improves brain […]

Are you overtrained?

Do you NEVER miss a workout, seven days a week?  Do you feel the need to CRUSH IT every time, making every workout a high-intensity sufferfest?  You’re likely doing your body more harm than good! Check out this great article from Training Peaks about the dangers–and symptoms–of overtraining.  And remember, if you’re showing signs of […]