DANCE the pounds away! 30 minute-classes 'burn more calories than running and swimming'

Hate the gym, but desperate to lose weight? A team of scientists may have the answer after their research discovered dancing burns more calories per hour than running, swimming or cycling. Their findings suggest a 30-minute street, swing or contemporary ...

25 Dec 2015 04:54

Two 'extinct' snakes spotted swimming off Australia's coast

Scientists feared the last of Australia's short-nosed sea snakes died about 15 years ago, which makes this new sighting doubly auspicious: A wildlife official snapped a photo of not one but two of the snakes swimming off the western coast—and they were ...

25 Dec 2015 04:54

Year-round swimming available at Great Falls estate

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25 Dec 2015 04:54

Plainville boys swimming learning as season goes along - Newbritainherald

NewbritainheraldPlainville boys swimming learning as season goes alongNewbritainheraldPLAINVILLE — When the Plainville boys swim team took to the pool Tuesday afternoon to take on Farmington in its first meet of the season, Plainville head coach Chris Zagorksi knew this first meet was about timing well as well as finding swimmers for ...

25 Dec 2015 04:54

SWIMMING: Personal bests galore for COPS at National Championships

The ASA National Short Course Championships were held at Ponds Forge in Sheffield last week and once again City of Peterborough Swimming Club (COPS) were busy breaking records. Qualification times had to be gained in 2015 to enter the championships and ...

25 Dec 2015 04:54

Bangladeshis take plunge in world's biggest swim lesson - Yahoo News

Yahoo NewsBangladeshis take plunge in world's biggest swim lessonYahoo NewsWhile other countries such as Australia have made swimming lessons compulsory, the scale of Bangladesh's plan is unrivalled -- no country has ever set itself such a large target and it is expected to be several years before every youngster takes the ...Bangladeshis take plunge in world's largest swimming lesson Stuff.co.nzall 20 news articles »

25 Dec 2015 04:54

Year-round swimming available at Great Falls estate - Washington Post

Washington PostYear-round swimming available at Great Falls estateWashington PostRiverwalk, a custom-built house with approximately 9,500 square feet of living space, comes with an out-of-the-ordinary feature: a heated, saltwater swimming pool protected by a removable bubble so residents and guests can swim in the middle of a ...and more »

25 Dec 2015 04:54

Kaptur’s focus on swimming helps lead Trojans

Chris Kaptur used to be a two-sport athlete. He played football in addition to being on the Chesterton boys swim team during his freshman year. But Kaptur knew deep down that he needed to dedicate himself to swimming. “(Football) kind of interfered a ...

25 Dec 2015 04:54

Acadiana area 2015 All-Metro swimming teams

Advocate staff photo by LESLIE WESTBROOK -- All Acadiana Swimming MVP Jacob Bares of Lafayette High at Crawfish Aquatics Thursday, December 10, 2015, in Lafayette, La. Advocate staff photo by LESLIE WESTBROOK -- All Acadiana Swimming MVP Erin Trahan of ...

25 Dec 2015 04:54

What lies beneath: the bugs lurking in your swimming pool

Summer holidays are upon us, and many of us will finally get to spend some lazy days by the pool. But how can you ensure this pleasant experience doesn’t leave you with any nasty surprises? Many infectious bugs (micro-organisms) use water to spread to ...

25 Dec 2015 04:54

Open Water Swimming

These are winter season swims, Competent swimmers who have had experience of Open water swimming and cold temperatures. Please cotact ows@mwbc.org.uk to discuss abilities and conditions Activities are not organised by the BBC unless stated otherwise.

25 Dec 2015 04:54

Kaptur's focus on swimming helps lead Trojans - nwitimes.com

nwitimes.comKaptur's focus on swimming helps lead Trojansnwitimes.com“(Football) kind of interfered a little bit with swimming,” Kaptur said. “I knew swimming was my choice, and I've never looked back. I'm glad I chose to stay with it.” “Since then, he has made the decision to focus on swimming and we are glad he did ...

25 Dec 2015 04:54

Boy, eight, drowns in swimming pool on board Royal Caribbean cruise ship while the vessel is at sea

An eight-year-old boy from the United States has drowned in a swimming pool onboard a Royal Caribbean cruise liner. The Liberty of the Seas vessel was at sea and heading towards Cozumel, Mexico, when the tragedy occurred. The child was spotted by one ...

25 Dec 2015 04:54

7 New Year's Swimming Resolutions You Should Think About Making - Swimming World Magazine

Swimming World Magazine7 New Year's Swimming Resolutions You Should Think About MakingSwimming World MagazineBy Sophia Chiang, Swimming World College Intern. The New Year is one of the most awesome times of the year because, above all things, it brings us a fresh start. A blank slate. A chance to make right all of those things we should've done that we didn't ...

25 Dec 2015 04:54

Nashville swimmer has Olympic hopes - The Tennessean

The TennesseanNashville swimmer has Olympic hopesThe TennesseanSpotting young athletic talent is easier said than done. But there are indicators to look for that may hint at future success. Harpeth Hall eighth-grader and Nashville Aquatic Club standout swimmer Alex Walsh set off some indicator lights for Midstate ...and more »

25 Dec 2015 04:54

Tiger girls keep swimming strong - Portland Tribune

Portland TribuneTiger girls keep swimming strongPortland TribuneBut, don't get Molly Davis and Elizabeth Soldwedel wrong — they're all about the team. The Tigard High School swim team, and, maybe a little more specifically, the Tiger girls relay teams. Davis, a Tigard High School senior, and Soldwedel, a junior ...and more »

25 Dec 2015 04:54

Woman drowns in swimming pool at Orbost

A YOUNG woman has died in a tragic Christmas Day drowning in regional Victoria. Police were called to an Orborst public swimming pool to reports a 19-year-old woman had drowned just after 3am this morning. It’s believed a group of young people had gone ...

25 Dec 2015 04:54

ANNETTE GRIFFUS | Methodical Braun keeps NK swimming - Kitsap Sun

Kitsap SunANNETTE GRIFFUS | Methodical Braun keeps NK swimmingKitsap SunSo when I asked Bremerton YMCA swim coach Marilyn Grindrod about Braun — she was coaching at NK when Braun was first hired — Grindrod said Braun is methodical in many ways. She found that out when they would have team dinners. "He never ...

25 Dec 2015 04:54

AgonSwim Weekly Wonders of Age Group Swimming – 12/23/2015 - SwimSwam

AgonSwim Weekly Wonders of Age Group Swimming – 12/23/2015SwimSwamTyler Lu, 12, King Aquatic Club: 100y back (53.09) – Swimming at the Washington State Senior Championships, Lu won the consolation final in the 100 back with a time that is 6.8 seconds faster than at the same weekend last year. The 12-year-old also ...

25 Dec 2015 04:54

Need a new New Year's resolution? Go ice swimming - Summit Daily News

Summit Daily NewsNeed a new New Year's resolution? Go ice swimmingSummit Daily NewsUnlike the ice plunge, ice swimming is considered an extreme sport. It requires extensive training, including a practice known as “hardening” that properly acclimatizes the body to extreme temperatures. A British swimmer, Lewis Pugh, shone a spotlight ...

25 Dec 2015 04:54