Most people know the profoundly positive impact of swimming on the body and heart as an exercise. As an extension of that, swimming also provides additional benefits. Unfathomable benefits you’ve surely never thought about. Our bodies are fantastical machines, built with systems and processes that work together keeping us alive and functioning. It is of […]
How Swimming Benefits Your Circulatory System
The circulatory system, also known as the cardiovascular system is just one of the major organ systems that regulate our bodies. All of these systems have very specific functions yet, they can’t function independently. Working in tandem, they rely on one another. The circulatory system includes the heart (cardiovascular); lungs (pulmonary); arteries, veins, coronary and portal vessels (systemic). Its main […]
Top 10 Places to Visit Around the World
It’s still winter and you’ve probably been wondering, “what are the top 10 places to visit that isn’t here“. Even though summer is quickly approaching I’m sure most of us are tired of the long and cold winter, right? Are you in need of a vacation but don’t know which places to visit? Whether you’re looking for […]
Car Seat Safety & Installation Tips
Car Seat Installation Tips Which is the safest car seat for my child? The truth is that the best and safest seat is one that is appropriate for your child’s height and weight, fits your vehicle correctly, is installed properly, and is used properly, every time you travel in the car. Certified child safety technician […]
Best Thing to Eat Before a Morning Workout! (4 Recipes)
Wondering what the best thing to eat before a morning workout is? Well, what you eat is as important as when you eat. Whether you swim daily in the mornings for exercise or you swim competitively, it’s important to start your day right. A big part of that is what you chose to fuel your […]
How to Build Confidence Through Swimming, at Any Age!
Sports are great for our health, well-being, social networks and sense of social connectedness. Organized sports help children and adults grow and gain a sense of achievement while building teamwork, leadership, problem-solving, decision making and communication skills. Sports also allow us to channel our energy, competitiveness and aggression in socially beneficial ways. Improving health through […]
Where is Swimming Popular?
Swimming is a popular pastimes on all corners of the globe. Here are some countries where swimming is a favourite hobby for locals! Swimming is popular around the world! Let’s take a look where on each continent: 1) North America United States The United States has won 462 Titles in international swimming competitions including many […]
Swim Instructor Spotlight: Michael Burrows
Often characterized as “The Dolphin Tail,” Michael Burrows is a Queensland native and swim instructor for over six years. He was a swimmer growing up and fell into swimming again later in his life – literally! Michael had an accident while sky-diving – he landed in a tree, causing a compound fracture of his left […]
Which Countries do the Polar Bear Plunge?
Ever thought of jumping in ice water in the middle of Winter? That’s probably a no and that’s totally understandable. But, once a year, countries all around the world take part in a custom called the “Polar Bear Plunge”. A large crowd of people come together as a form of celebration and usually a way to raise money […]