Posts tagged swimming tips
This Summer: Women’s Philadelphia Triathlon

New challenges represent opportunities to accomplish new goals. If you have ever thought about doing a triathlon, this summer is the perfect chance to check that box. On Sunday, July 8th, the Women’s Philadelphia Triathlon will feature a 400 meter swim in Kelly Pool, a 9 mile bike course closed to traffic, and a 5k run. This is a terrific distance, in a convenient location, that provides a great mixture of competition and support for your triathlon debut.

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Beginner's Guide to Triathlons

Have you been thinking about a new challenge for 2017? Maybe tossing around the idea of a triathlon, but unsure if you’re ready to go for it? When I signed up for my first triathlon, I had no idea what it entailed other than swimming, biking and running. I was totally intimidated, but in a haze of new year’s resolutions, I clicked “Register Now” for a local race, closing my eyes at the last second. Ten years and over thirty races later, I'm so grateful that I threw caution to the wind and signed up for that first race.

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Review: Mermaid School for Adults

Back when summer vacation was a thing, my friends and I used to spend as much time as possible in the pool. We would play games of tag and tea party but our favorite thing was pretending like we were mermaids. We would swim under each others legs, practice our handstands and wish we were shimmery sea ladies. Turns out you don't have to pretend anymore! You can learn to live under the sea with AquaMermaid classes

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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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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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