Competitive swimming requires swimmers to be in top shape. A swimmer can build a body that is optimized to perform with the right macro and micronutrients. Eating simple, healthy snacks and meals is key. Always being mindful of nutrients is a key part of this. Different people require various amounts of calories. This is especially […]
Childhood Obesity Prevention: How Swimming Can Help!
One of America’s health epidemics is childhood obesity. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has found the rate of obesity has quadrupled in adolescents and doubled in children in the last 30 years. Childhood obesity is potentially life-altering. Over 12 million overweight children mean one-third of America’s youth is at risk of type 2 diabetes, […]
Swimming for Senior Citizens Prevents Falls
As we get older, we begin to lose some of the spring in our step. Our strides are shorter. Our vision begins to blur and it’s harder to balance. Those are some of the factors that make senior living more difficult and cause fall injuries. Because of the high risk, many seniors choose to stay […]
Protect Yourself and Prevent Skin Cancer this Summer
When summertime arrives, it’s best to be prepared! The warm weather and beautiful sunny days make for long days outside. Did you know that spending too much time in the sun can be hazardous? If you don’t apply sunscreen regularly when your skin is exposed, you are putting yourself at serious risk. Sun-safety has been […]
Post-Workout Stretching Exercises for Swimmers!
Swimming uses almost all of our muscles, which makes it a full-body workout. Sore muscles after swimming can be avoided by stretching before and after swimming. In the last post, we discussed the importance of swimmers warming up before working out and provided a routine. So now let’s talk about what to do after going […]
Announcing our #1MillionSwimmers Initiative
During the early days at AquaMobile, one of our clients missed two consecutive swimming lessons for her two sons. Later, we learned that the two boys had been in a boating accident with their father. Her husband drowned, but the two young boys survived. She told us, ‘I credit your lessons with saving my boys’ […]
What To Eat After Swimming: Best Healthy Snacks for Swimmers
Swimmers can get quite hungry after all that time in the water! This may leave you wondering what to eat after going for a swim. You should always have a bite to eat within an hour of getting out of the pool. This lets your body repair and recover from the exercise that we just […]
Low Impact Swimming Workouts
Having a major injury can be an eye-opening experience for many people. Things that were once easy become much more difficult. Since swimming puts minimal stress on the joints and bones, it’s a great rehabilitation exercise. Sports and workouts that are low impact are the best ones for people recovering from injuries. In water up […]
8 Benefits of Swimming: Did You Know This?
Swimming is a sport that’s great for both the body and the mind! It’s a way to keep active and stay in shape. It’s also helpful to de-stress because your mind is focused on one thing. Swimming is inclusive and even if you are new to it, you can still reap its benefits! Hopping into […]