Posts tagged swimming
Tri New Things - Conquer Your First Triathlon With These 3 Tips

By Karen Poole

In college, I played team sports. After graduating I took up running and that has pretty much been my fitness outlet. Over the past three years, I have been thinking of doing a triathlon but I always talked myself out of it with excuses. “I don’t have a bike.” “The water might be too cold.” “I have no one to train with.” “What if I fail?”

This year I finally took the plunge. I had been discussing it with friends and decided now was as good of a time as any. It took me days to register and finally click the submit button, but I did it. 

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Philly: How to dive into swimming without a gym membership

All winter long, many of us work out indoors, hoping for just one mild, sunny day so we can lace up our sneakers and go out for a run. Then spring arrives, but it passes by quickly. And before we know it, temperatures soar above 90 degrees. 

Thankfully, summertime does grace us with longer days and more sunlight. But those long sunny days come at a cost. During the hottest months of the year, we must remember to exercise early, hydrate correctly, be mindful of the sun’s vibrant rays, and promise not to overdo it. 

Has exercising outdoors been a challenge for you lately? Well, don’t sweat it! 

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Where to take Stand-Up Paddleboard (SUP) Yoga in your city

Stand-Up Paddleboard Yoga is all the rage. Throughout the summer, you can't scroll down your Instagram feed without seeing local yogis getting their morning flow in on the local river. 

If you're thinking about adding SUP Yoga to your summer workout to-do list, check out our guide to find SUP Yoga in your city. 

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Hit The Pool: Create A GREAT Swim Workout With These Tips

Are you considering running a triathlon or adding swimming to your fitness routine to stay in shape? No matter what your goal is, adding swimming to your workout rotation can benefit your body. In 'Hit The Swimming Pool With These 5 Tips', we caught up with Coach Kelsey to discuss a few key points about adding swimming to your workout routine. In this post, Kelcey discusses specific areas to focus on in the pool to reach your specific needs and goals.

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Hit The Swimming Pool With These 5 Tips

Whether you're looking to switch up your fitness routine or thinking about training for your first triathlon, hitting the pool for a few laps is a perfect way to diversify your training program. Swimming is a low-impact workout that can combines cardio and strength-training (hello abs!) -- making it ideal for those looking for an exciting workout in between running and weight lifting. City Fit Girls Ambassador and Swim Coach, Kelcey has been swimming competitively for 16 years. 

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