Snack Like An Olympian

Most of us are watching what our favorite Olympians are doing and often emulating their styles, following their training regimens and attempting some of their moves with varying levels of success. One thing everyone can do like an Olympian is snack! Here are some of the times and reasons Olympians snack and what they found are […]

Dynamic Warm-Up Exercises for Swimmers

Warm-up exercises for swimmers are often skipped and their importance glossed over. Good warm-up exercises are proven to be fundamental to the swimming experience. So, while it is tempting to just jump right in the inviting pool water, warming up before taking the plunge can improve performance and enjoyment and diminish risk of injury or […]

Bad Weather and Swimming

I have fond memories of endless hours of swimming and playing in the spring-fed swimming pool that my grandfather built. I also remember the disappointment I felt when we were forced from the pool by our supervising adults after they had heard a clap of thunder. This isn’t surprising behavior. Most of us probably remember […]

Someone Smells Funky

How do you address offensive body odor in the workplace?  This can be a very delicate employee relations issue.  Such a problem cannot be ignored, whether it is something you notice, or if a colleague complains.  Yet, it is important to take a direct and sympathetic approach directly with the individual.  If it is left […]

20 Ways to Love Your Body

Think of your body as the vehicle to your dreams.  Honor it.  Respect it.  Fuel it. Create a list of all the things your body lets you do.  Read it and add to it often. Become aware of what your body can do each day.  Remember it is the instrument of your life, not just […]