the physics of swimming

Here’s What You Need to Know About the Physics of Swimming

The laws of physics dominate the world around us, but we usually don’t go about our day contemplating the effects of gravity, momentum, and acceleration. But if you want to become a faster, more agile swimmer, it may be time … Read More

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Why a Swimmer’s Workout Plan Should Include Yoga

Swimming is one of the best workouts you can incorporate into your exercise routine. Everyone says it, and it’s true: swimming is easy on your joints and works multiple muscle groups while simultaneously doubling as excellent aerobic exercise. However, like … Read More

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How to Know What Kind of Swimsuit to Wear

A good workman might never blame his tools, but the right tools sure can help you get the job done faster and better. Whether you are a novice or a wonder in the water, there is such a thing as … Read More

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How Swimming Builds Your Child’s Self Esteem and Confidence

Children need confidence-boosting in many areas of their lives as they grow up. Confidence can receive a boost as children receive praise and positive affirmations of things they are doing well. Besides praise and positive affirmations, here are some ways … Read More

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Portrait of happy little boy swimming in pool

Why Is Your Child Taking Swimming Lessons? More Than Just Physical Fitness

Parents have a huge responsibility to raise and teach their children the important lessons that they’ll take with them all their lives. One of the lessons kids need to learn is the importance of being active. Learning to be active … Read More

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Girl taking a morning swim to lower stress levels

How to Lower Your Stress Levels With a Morning Swim

Difficulty falling, or staying, asleep is a problem that plagues many adults. In addition to daytime drowsiness, a lack of quality sleep has been linked to numerous health problems, including depression and anxiety. Often, one factor that could be contributing … Read More

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Swimming for National Family Health & Fitness Day

The National Recreation and Park Association is promoting National Family Health & Fitness Day at locations all across the US. This special family exercise event is held on the second Saturday of June each year and is a great opportunity … Read More

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Bridge Jumping and Cliff Jumping Tips for Safe Diving

With summertime comes a change of pace and scenery in our daily lives. With lots of sun and warm weather, there will be plenty of opportunities for water-based activities. For some, this time of year is perfect for performing adrenaline-pumping … Read More

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Find the Best Swimming Lake Near You

Checking out the local lakes and diving in for a refreshing swim is a great way to keep cool during the summer months. However, if you are planning a day at the lake, make sure you plan ahead and know … Read More

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Did You Dream of Swimming Last Night? Here’s What It Could Possibly Mean

Dreams are one of the long-time mysteries of the human experience. Researchers have spent centuries trying to interpret dreams, to understand why we dream, and to learn how dreams relate to our waking hours. While ancient civilizations often believed good … Read More

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Good News! SwimJim Is Opening New Schools!