Browsing: Swim

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Athlete Spotlight: Cynthia Salazar

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…

Fitness
In the Water Year-Round

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.…

Swim
Masters Swimming: Coming Home

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…

Apparel
2018 Summer Fun Guide

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.

Fitness
Making Waves

Created to curb the city’s mounting lifeguard shortages, SwimATX is helping East Austin teenagers realize their potential in the water and their communities.

Healthy Living
The SPF Factor

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…

Bike
FML Workout: Brick

This month’s workout segment caters to your inner triathlete! Brick workouts combine two or more of the triathlon legs into a single workout.

Bike
Approach Your Off-Season Like a Pro

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…

Bike
Worst Training Advice Ever

On Jan. 1, 2011, I attempted to start my year off with a 10-day Master Cleanse. That's right—10 days of drinking nothing but a questionable concoction…

Fitness
Anatomy of Freestyle Stroke

Streamline This is your free speed off the wall, whether it's a start or a turn. It is the fastest moment of your stroke. Raise…

Fitness
Winter Swimming

As seasons change and temperatures drop, so do opportunities to get in a swimming workout. Most City of Austin public pools, for instance, close when school…

Fitness
Kickin' It

Tips to perfect your swim kick (and become a stronger swimmer).

Fitness
Sink or Swim

Early age instruction can set you (and your child) up for aquatic success.

Fitness
Swim with Perspective

One of the most common things I hear from my swim clients is that they are “horrible” swimmers. They make faces when they talk about their…

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