In case you just now returned to this planet from vacation outside the solar system: swimmer Michael Phelps earned eight gold medals in the 2008 Beijing Olympics' besting the swimming record of seven gold medals won in a single Olympics held by swimmer Mark Spitz since 1972. Read more.
Cardiovascular health is often a blanket term used to describe a primary benefit for many kinds of exercise and activities that promise body-friendly, healthful results. But what is cardiovascular health, and how does it relate to swimming? Read more.
If it's your turn to host the next family gathering or children's birthday party, then there's nothing like hosting a swimming pool party to break the ice, keep guests cool and keep your budget in line. Read more.
We all understand that time in the sun means time spent applying appropriate sunblock to protect our skin from harmful UV rays. But if you're planning on swimming regularly in a swimming pool, did you know there are other steps you need to take to protect and replenish your skin and hair? Read more.
There's so much information about the many benefits of swimming that it's hard to sum it all up in one article. But "cheer" up - we've developed a way to remember just how good you're treating yourself each time you make the minimal effort necessary to take another dip in your kayak pool. Read more.
If you can free up just a half an hour, your swimming pool can provide a refreshing alternative to sweating it out on the home gym or driving to the health club. As you will see, swimming pool workouts can be tailored to meet your individual needs as your athleticism (or lack thereof) allows. Read more.
While sunscreen will always be a must for UV protection in the sun, don't forget about protecting your eyes from harmful UV rays with UV-rated sunglasses. Read more.
When it comes to swimming and skin care, there are a number of simple things you need to know to help make your long hours beside - and inside - your swimming pool safer and better for your skin. Read more.
A swimming pool can certainly be a private oasis or backyard vacation for close friends and family. But if you're like the millions of people who gear up to throw a pool party every season, the following pool party checklist will help you make a serious splash with your guests! Read more.
From water parks to resorts, community pools to backyard swimming pools, and in every state across America - it seems everyone is going swimming. Coast to coast, millions of Americans are diving into the nearest swimming pool for a cool, refreshing break from the sun. Read more.