Fitness & Wellness

29 May 2018

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Children and their fear of water: how to prevent it and overcome it

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Water can be scary, especially for the youngest ones who are approaching this fascinating element for the first time. It’s not uncommon though, that even adults feel a certain resistance when it comes to swimming activities due to their fears

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24 May 2018

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Polymyalgia rheumatica: the benefits of the swimming pool

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A complicated name for a troublesome disease. What is polymyalgia rheumatica? It’s an intense inflammation of the muscles in the body. It’s a problem that can make your life quite difficult, reducing its quality dramatically. What causes it and how

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17 May 2018

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Fitness, weight-loss and body toning: 5 busted myths

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1. Calories don’t count: FALSE! Of course they do! The only way to lose weight is to put our bodies in a situation where they are in calorie deficit; in other words, the amount of the calorie intake has to

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8 May 2018

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Get back in shape for summer 2018! A 4 week plan for beginners and advanced swimmers

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Summer is getting closer as is trying to achieve a bikini body. That’s why, one of your New Year’s resolutions was (and you haven’t started yet) to get back into shape and you’ve chosen swimming as your means on getting

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17 April 2018

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Swimming With Contact Lenses

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Most people don’t have perfect vision. If you’re far-sighted, you may feel a bit helpless at a restaurant when you’re unable to read the menu. At the pool, though, near-sightedness is usually a bigger issue. Some people just put up

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12 April 2018

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Swimming as a cure for stress

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Early mornings, cars, traffic, smog, computers, deadlines, queues, rushing about, shopping, delays… The list could go on for hours, but that would just make everything even more stressful. Stress is one of the main causes of psychological ailments like anxiety,

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27 March 2018

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Pool etiquette: basic points for good cohabitation

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At times all that is necessary is an exchange of glances, a small gesture to understand each other right away. A passing, a dive, a slowing down of pace. Sharing the pool becomes immediately more“friendly”, thanks to those rules that

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23 March 2018

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Why am I not improving?

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People who have just started swimming often expect to improve more quickly than is really feasible. This inevitably leads to frustration, particularly when you cannot swim the number of laps you would like to or develop the kind of swim

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20 March 2018

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Outdoor Training: It’s Good for You!

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Spring is here, and that means it’s time to get outside and move! It may not be warm enough to hit the outdoor pool yet, but adding some open-air training to your routine, whether it’s running, riding your bike or

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1 March 2018

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A few suggestions on quick post-workout recovery

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In order to have a strong and healthy body, you have to learn how to love yourself, dedicating the same amount of attention to your recovery as you do to your workout. The “recovery” is a fundamental moment for those

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