Category: "Swim" Articles

September 1, 2022
Is the phrase “lake rat” still viable in today’s lake language? I don’t have too many “lake” friends anymore and am not sure what the modern terms are for people who live and breathe...
July 1, 2022
On July 26, 2021, Yufei Zhang took home the silver medal at the postponed 2020 Tokyo Olympics after completing the women’s 100-meter butterfly event in just under 56 seconds. About two months later, Lizzi...
July 1, 2022
With summer at its peak, oceans are a popular place to cool off — but the swimsuit you wear could be harming the very oceans you’re swimming in. Many swimwear brands use materials that...
May 6, 2022
It’s about to get really HOT out there! There’s no time like the present to submerge yourself in some refreshing H2O. And while you’re at it, you can burn calories and tone up all...
May 1, 2022
When it comes to tricks, JB O’Neill has plenty of them. As a professional wakeboarder, O’Neill is on the water most days in the summer, having fun and trying new techniques.    Born and...
May 1, 2022
Meet our 2022 swimsuit models! Brooke Parker — Personal Trainer and Fitness Cover Model Makeup: Jena Abbanato @jenaaartistry Hair: Cris Coleman @dolcesalonaustin Wearing: Animal Print Two Piece – Soleil Swim   Jim Nettles —...
December 1, 2019
Cynthia Salazar never dreamed she would have the opportunity to run an international race. As a local Austinite working full time and owning her own physical training business, at 40 she decided to compete...
July 31, 2019
It’s the last Sunday in June, and the North Austin Aquatic League’s CHAMPS Swim Meet is buzzing at the Micki Krebsbach Swimming Pool in Round Rock. Competing for the Westover Wild Orcas, 11-year-old Kate...
October 31, 2018
The newest workout trend has finally made its way to Austin.
July 31, 2018
  1. Schlitterbahn Waterpark 400 N. Liberty Ave., New Braunfels   2. Typhoon Texas Waterpark 18500 TX-130 North Service Road   3. Liz Carpenter Fountain at Butler Park 1000 Barton Springs Road   4....
May 1, 2018
  Twenty-four years ago, I arrived in Austin, a young bride and a stranger to this vast state. Lured to this landlocked city by graduate opportunities at the University of Texas, my husband, Nate...
May 1, 2018
We’ve compiled the best places in Central Texas to stay cool and active this summer as well as what to wear while doing it.
May 1, 2018
Created to curb the city’s mounting lifeguard shortages, SwimATX is helping East Austin teenagers realize their potential in the water and their communities.
May 1, 2018
It’s that time of year again! The sun is out and so is our annual swimwear issue.
May 1, 2018
Sunscreen has an extensive resume. First off, it protects against uncomfortable and painful sunburns that can peel and blister as well as prevents those cosmetic things like freckles, dark spots, and wrinkles. Most importantly,...
September 1, 2017
Even the fittest folks struggle with body image. Here’s how they manage the love–hate relationship.
April 30, 2017
This month’s workout segment caters to your inner triathlete! Brick workouts combine two or more of the triathlon legs into a single workout.
November 1, 2016
Athletes dream of the off-season and of all the relaxation, coffee dates, and trips to the farmers market it will grant us when weekends aren’t cluttered in between training and naps. Unfortunately, there is...
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