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Fitness Friday- 5 Fun Summer Beach and Water Sports for Fitness by Tara B. Patient Expert Posted Fri 20 May 2011 9:44am I’m starting Fitness Friday postings. Every Friday there will be a post specifically for fitness (of course there are lots of posts on other days too about fitness but this will be a for sure thing every Friday) Summer is almost here! (well, ok it’s been here in FL but for the rest of you…it’s coming!) 5 Fun Summer Beac ... Read on »
I got bullied by a teenage water polo player... by ndscott Patient Expert Posted Tue 24 Apr 2012 4:35am After missing my swimming for the past two Mondays due to vacation and back pain, I finally made it back to the pool tonight.  And how was it?  Quite frankly, it sucked.  And here's why... Incidentally, Monday nights are water polo practice nights at our pool and so at 8:00 they close down a few of the lanes so the polo players can have dedica ... Read on »
The 11 Things You Must Know Before You Ever Step Foot On An Airplane Again by Natural Weight Loss Blog Posted Mon 17 Feb 2014 6:55pm Travel is hard on your body. Especially airplane travel – where you’re bombarded by radiation, out of touch with the natural magnetic fields emitted by the planet Earth, exposed to strange foods and bad water, and throwing off your circadian rhythms with travel across multiple time zones. As a competitive Ironman triathlete and habitual glo ... Read on »
4 Ways To Do Cross Training For Triathlon by bengreenfield Facebook Posted Fri 13 May 2011 3:41am Whoo boy. It's early spring and I'm already feeling the need to do something other than swim, bike and run. It happens about once a week. I head out for a workout and just don't really'feel like staring at the bottom of a pool, spending hours in a bike saddle, or pounding the pavement. Especially when I walk by all the guys playing noon ... Read on »
Top 6 Cross-Training Sports For The Triathlon Off-Season (part 2) by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted Sun 16 Dec 2012 1:15pm Basketball:   Similar to soccer, basketball improves muscular endurance with explosive efforts followed by active recovery, and can also improve stride turnover and length. However, the arm jostling and pushing, shooting and passing in basketball are good upper body training, while the frequent jumping and landing are perfect lower ... Read on »
An Open Letter To My Former Fat Self by Nat Carter Posted Tue 25 Mar 2014 7:55pm Dear Former Fat Self,  Remember the moment you finally realised you were a little less than huge? You kept trying on all your pants and wondered why on earth they didn't fit. It was the clothes dryer, surely. Damn! You don't use a clothes dryer. Maybe these weren't your actual pants? They were, you are in your wardrobe. Remem ... Read on »
The heart rate response to swimming is more moderate than the response seen in dry land exercise by CoachKennedy Posted Wed 28 Oct 2009 10:42pm Important!!! The heart rate response to swimming is more moderate than the response seen in dry land exercise.. Warm-up: 250 to 400 meters easy crawl, breast, and back strokes. Do not over-exert yourself! 4x50 balance drill: Scissors kick with arms extended in front of you (without a kickboard). Your head should be in the water and tur ... Read on »
USDA and Navajo Nation Holds a National Veterinary Stockpile Exercise on Tribal Land by Animal and Plant Health Posted Fri 06 May 2011 11:45am WASHINGTON, May 5, 2011--The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), in partnership with the Navajo Nation, held a national veterinary stockpile logistics exercise on Wednesday, April 27. This was the first full-scale exercise to be held on tribal lands. Read on »
Exercise of the Week: Box Jump with 1-leg Landing by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 09 Feb 2012 9:43pm For this week’s exercise of the week, I had some help from Miami Marlins pitcher and Cressey Performance client Steve Cishek, as well as Stack.com and New Balance Baseball .  Check it out: A lot of folks do lower-level single-leg ploys and bilateral jumping/landing variations, but many folks never get around to combining the two.   ... Read on »
Guyana- “The Land of Many Waters” by Sam R. Patient Expert Posted Sun 17 May 2009 10:14pm YWAM Guyana Base and Street Along with the team headed to Trinidad we caught the island hopping plane from Kingston, Jamaica across the carribean making stops in St Maarten, Barbados, Trinidad and finally in Guyana. That morning in team time we had been discussing how its important to not just confine the outreach work to within the ... Read on »