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4 Health Benefits of Swimming

2018-06-07T14:34:31+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Blog|

Looking for a new workout routine? Have you ever thought of swimming? Swimming brings many health benefits including weight loss, it’s good for joint and heart health, and promotes overall well-being. Good for Weight Loss Swimming can help with weight loss since it’s a high calorie burning exercise. To put that into perspective, someone swimming [...]

The Dreadful SWIMMERS EAR

2018-05-02T08:28:44+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|Blog|

As we begin to get closer to summer and swim team season, a common sickness many swimmers and water lovers will encounter is swimmers ear. You may be asking yourself… What is swimmers ear? Swimmers ear is an ear infection of the outer ear caused when water is left in the ear canal, allowing for [...]

What is Salmonella?

2018-05-02T08:22:40+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Blog|

Due to the recent Salmonella outbreak that caused eggs recalls throughout nine states, many may wonder… what is it? Where does it come from? How do I avoid getting sick from it? If you are unsure of what Salmonella is, keep reading! You will find this blog helpful. Salmonella is a bacteria that causes the [...]

4 Ways to Help Prevent Injuries While Exercising

2018-03-27T17:59:02+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|Blog|

Nobody wants to suffer from an injury while playing a sport or exercising. Even though many injuries are unavoidable and unintentional, there are some precautions you can take to help avoid potential injuries. Stretch Stretching allows our muscles to be flexible and sustain a range of motion. This range of motion decreases the risk of [...]

Water vs. Sport Drinks

2018-03-02T08:29:23+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Blog|

Many athletes may contemplate between choosing between a sports drink and water. We see the advertisements and commercials on TV that allow us to believe that sports drinks are the answer for enhancing sports performance and hydration levels. Are they actually the best option, or should one stick to the good old fashion water? Benefits [...]