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  • Open Water

USF's Brian Noble Enjoys His Experience at Ultramarathon-Distance Open Water Nats

Blame the Moose. This needs explaining. Moose was my dog. He was more than just a dog, though. He was Moose. 200 pounds. Jet black with a white necktie. Svelte. Intact. Sweet to me but aloof to others. For almost 10 years my daily routine was: Get up...

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  • Health and Nutrition

How Exercise Across Your Lifespan Can Slow or Halt Aging

Consider three of David Costill’s many accomplishments. One: In 1966, he became the first director of Ball State University’s famed Human Performance Laboratory. Over the next half century, he and his colleagues published hundreds of stud...

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  • Open Water
  • Triathlon

What to Do If You Become Stressed or Nervous During an Open Water Swim

Open water swimming is both a physically and mentally demanding sport.

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  • Events

Spring Nats Competitor Brandon Kim, 18, ‘Beyond Excited’ for Masters Swimming

At Spring Nationals, I don’t strive to break records or win events. I’m here to celebrate and show my love for a sport that has given me so much for so little. The discipline, determination, willpower, and love that I learned through swim...

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  • Adult Learn-to-Swim

Presidio Y Looking to Teach Adults in the Foster Care System How to Swim

San Francisco is a city bordered by water on three sides. It’s a place where the culture and character have been shaped by its seafaring history. But even in a place where the very fabric of the community has been largely influenced by the ocea...

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  • Adult Learn-to-Swim

Masters Swimmers Find Calling in Teaching Adult Learn-to-Swim Lessons in Retirement

Retired physicians Anne Hayton and Robert Ashley spent their careers helping people. It shouldn’t come as a surprise that they’ve continued to make a difference in people’s lives after retiring by establishing and administering a su...

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  • Health and Nutrition

How to Maintain Your Bone Density as You Age

While we build most of our bone density by age 25, we can certainly slow down bone loss at any age by doing a few simple things every day.

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  • Health and Nutrition

What You Need to Know About Swimmer's Ear

You’ve heard of swimmer’s ear, but what exactly is it, and what should you do if you get it?

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  • Adult Learn-to-Swim

USMS Swimming Saves Lives Foundation Announces Grant Recipients for 2019

The USMS Swimming Saves Lives Foundation will support nearly 70 adult learn-to-swim programs in 2019 by distributing more than $132,000 in grants, furthering the foundation’s work of reducing adult-drowning risk through swimming lessons.

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  • Technique and Training

Kick Your Kick into Shape

When it’s time for a kick set, many of us grab a kickboard and get kicking—that’s usually my modus operandi anyway. But is kicking with kickboards the safest way for us to get our kicks in? “From a postural perspective, using...