The sun and the salt are staples of open water swimming, but they both also present dangers. Luckily these dangers are both easily prevented and treated. Read on to save yourself some discomfort.
If you practice open water swimming, you should know the dangers involved. This includes the occurrence of hypothermia or hyperthermia. Learn how to recognize and treat these deadly situations.
Being 29 and having cystic fibrosis is a feat in and of itself, but Jamina Winston is also a swimmer. Living with CF, diabetes, and hospitalization doesn't stop her from doing what she loves.
People ask me frequently what's in my mysterious mesh bag - the one full of my swim gear. Today I'm going to open it up for you and let you know what gear I use on a daily basis.
Swimming is unique compared to other cardio sports like running and cycling. Researchers looked at how sprints impacted swimmers and their performance times, compared to other sports.
Maybe you've seen people at the pool swimming with fins and thought they were cheating. Maybe they are! But fins come in all types and can be great training aids. Let's look through the models.
For a lot of beginners picking out the right pair of goggles can be daunting - which model, which features, and how to fit them all seems confusing. Here are my tips for finding the perfect pair.
Getting a good start can make all the difference, especially in swimming where you have to break into the water, and especially in a sprint. Here are exercises you can do to improve your start.
When I was faced with back surgery, I used swimming instead to rehabilitate myself. I made a full recovery and research shows swimming is a great tool for back/spine injury rehab.
Rachael Verdel saw a community in need in the Northern Territory of Australia. She decided to use swimming to empower the Aboriginal people, and especially their women and children.
Navy SEALs are powerful swimmers and masters of the combat side stroke. Maybe you want to become a SEAL or just be like one. Here are the details on how to perfect this useful, efficient stroke.
As a pregnant woman, what if you could relieve morning sickness and joint pain, and have a sense of well-being all because of one activity? Well, then it's time you try swimming.
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