Tips for Your First Scuba Dive From the Experts

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It doesn't matter what time of year it is or where in the world you live (or whether or not you're going to go on spring break --- lucky!) because there is always somewhere in the world with a beautiful beach waiting for you and with that the chance to go scuba diving. (By the way, did you know that …
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This Swimming Review’s All Wet: Swim Speed Strokes and AquaLight

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Chilly weather might not make you immediately think of swimming as a perfect winter workout, but we'd have to disagree. If you've got an indoor pool available (or even a heated outdoor one in milder climates), it can be an awesome addition to your regular winter activities, and today's swim-centric …
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Swimming Workout: Fartleks in the Pool

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I know some (but not all!) people think of swimming as solely a summer sport, and while I understand that hopping in a pool in the middle of winter might not appeal to everyone, I have to say that I, personally, think swimming is a perfect holiday season workout. First off, it burns a crapload of …
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What to Expect: Surfing Lessons

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Let me preface this post for Fit Bottomed Vacay Week by saying I am not a surfing expert. I took two classes while in Hawaii --- one in some pretty rough water with little success, and a second right on Waikiki Beach on the day we were heading home. However! I think this actually makes for an …
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Facing a Fitness Fear By Diving Right Into a Water Aerobics Class

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This is a sponsored post brought to you by Propel. For our sponsored post policy, click here. As part of our series of Propel fitness challenges that I mentioned a couple of weeks ago, I was up first for the challenge of conquering a fitness fear. A couple of genuine fears I have were kind of off …
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