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Swimming with Butterflies by Gordon G. Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 25 Oct 2010 11:27am No I didn't do any fly stroke, I'm talking about getting a phone screen for a new job.  I'm definitely not the most confident person in the world.  I'm probably the world's worst salesman, which makes me wonder how in the world I ever landed the wife I did.  I guess she fell in love with the  Mayor of Simpleton . Anyhow so today's workout it w ... Read on »
The Power of the Butterfly by Lacie H. Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 11:29pm Since I am having a hard time walking without falling over walking on the treadmill has been out of the question. So in an attempt to hold onto the smallest ounce of sanity in my life I have started swimming again. We are members of a family health club that has an awesome heated indoor pool and it's been a pleasant surprise that my brain tail ... Read on »
Swim Meet!! by Angela Bancroft Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Apr 2009 2:53pm This meet was Tough!!! Humbling. Quite shocking to my system at times I have to say. I train hard almost every day of the week. Long runs, long rides, hard runs, hard swims, you know the drill. Hours and hours and hours of swim, bike, run. So I know I am strong. I am fit. And my endurance is getting there. And, I have always, in my heart, be ... Read on »
The top ten swimming pool rules: hint...when it comes to peeing ignorance is bliss by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted Mon 07 Mar 2011 12:00pm Spring is springing in some areas around the States which means once thing, triathlon season is around the corner! With all the unbridled enthusiasm of ramping up training and the prospect of applying all of your off-season improvement, you’ve undoubtedly noticed a substantial increase of people at the swimming pool wherever you get ... Read on »
Possible Injury = Lesson by Marni R. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sun 05 Jul 2009 9:34pm I wish I was blogging about the 18 mile run that was planned for sat or the 5 1/2 hr bike + 35 min run planned for today. However, I didn't feel like myself on Fri and because of it I turned into one smart, yet freaked out athlete. After my workout on Thurs (easy run + bike) I spent the morning at the Palm Gardens Long-term care facility. My fir ... Read on »
Chasing Butterflies: Iroman 70.3 Buffalo Springs Lake by Kendall G. Patient Expert Posted Thu 02 Jul 2009 5:23pm " Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you." --Nathaniel Hawthorne I think my mental processor must be getting slower, or else my RAM needs to be upgraded. I have been trying to process a race report on the Ironman 70.3 Buffalo Springs ... Read on »
Second Home (chemically safe home) by Kerry K. Patient Expert Posted Tue 15 Jun 2010 11:23am *I am at my “first home” now.  I wrote this a few days ago, but am still feeling the warmth of my “second chemically  safe home”. I lay here in the bed given up by my sister in-law for my comfort.  The bathroom off this room contains the “safe” shampoo and soap we use at home.  She bought them.  She removed every scented candle and eve ... Read on »
Video Review: the FINIS Swimsense Performance Monitor watch makes swimming fun by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted Sat 01 Oct 2011 10:08am Swimmers, how many times have you lost track of how many yards you just swam? What lap was that? What's my pace? How many strokes did I take to complete that set?   The FINIS Swimsense Performance Monitor answers all those questions and more. The FINIS Swimsense Performance Monitor really does help make sense of your swiim workout.  ... Read on »
Calories burned during exercise by Theresa Posted Fri 19 Jun 2009 5:41pm I had a look on the Internet ye sterday and found this fantastic web site that gives calories burned for a very wide range of exercise and activities: http://www.nutristrategy.com/activitylist4.htm. I looked up swimming and found that there are several categories. The numbers give calories burned per hour for a person weighing 190 lbs (I weigh 21 ... Read on »
Look at Them Swim by Gevera Bert P. Patient Expert Posted Thu 06 Feb 2014 2:48pm This is the essay I submitted to Chicken Soup for the Dementia Soul.  I did not hear back from them, and the book comes out on 4/22/2014, and you're supposed to hear back two months before.  So here it is for your enjoyment, and  you don't have to buy the book. Look at Them Swim Dementia is a terrible disease and as it progresses, most days ... Read on »