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Pool Safety Equipment

Because you own a swimming pool or wish to own one, there are plenty of precautions you’re going to need to know and understand in order to keep pool side accidents from occurring around your home. Some of the pool safety equipment tools mentioned here are items required by law in most states, but even if they’re not you should consider having these safety tools around so your swimming pool is safer.
Safety Tool 1: Fences
Most states require that a swimming pool that is at least 24 inches deep should have a fence around it – whether it’s an above ground pool or an in-ground pool. However, even if the local government or state law doesn’t …

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10 Things You Should Avoid Before or After Swimming

1. Avoid eating heavy meal before you swim. Let your stomach digesting your meal at least 45 minutes before you jump to swimming pool. It is the most important thing you have to remember because swimming with full stomach will cause stomach cramp.
2. Do not forget your sun block If you forgetting your sun block, then be prepared to get sunburn. A good sun block is also protecting your skin from getting dried.
3. Do not miss body stretching. Another thing you have to remember is to do body stretching at least 15 minutes, once again this is very important to avoid body cramp. To be a good swimmer, your body needs to be flexible. And …

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Ten Ways to Improve Swim Workouts

Swimming is a good way to stay in shape. Not only does it work every muscle in the body, it can also be done year-round. If you’re going to take the time to swim, however, you might as well everything you can out of the experience. Here are ten tips to help improve swim workouts.
Learn good technique.
Many new swimmers unnecessarily limit themselves with poor technique. Learn to swim the right way and technique will be your friend for life. Strokes done improperly are time and energy wasted. Even if you have to take a few refresher courses it would be worthwhile.
Keep a consistent routine.
Like any workout, you need to keep a steady routine and practice …

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Swimming With Dolphins

Ever since I can remember, my love affair with dolphins has always been a restless force inside of me. As a child I was besotted with the intelligence and charm of “Flipper” in the TV series of the same name. And so, many years later, as an adult, having the opportunity to interact with these creatures one on one was indeed a dream come true.
Quite rightly, dolphins are vigorously protected by many laws which makes swimming with them in the wild an illegal activity. However, thanks to their conservation and education programs throughout the world, Sea World has been granted special approval by USA government to give visitors to it’s parks a once in a …

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