Faster Freestyle

Faster Freestyle

Gudrun Enger  /  July 31, 2014

I hope you are having a GREAT SUMMER! I wanted to share with you a tip on how you can have a Faster Freestyle. Just use your own eyes!

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Land exercises for swimmers

Land exercises for swimmers

Aaron Burrows  /  July 24, 2014

Developing a good land program for swimmers first starts with understanding where the swimmer is weakest and growing and developing from there. Each level (age group) is different and needs different exercises to round out their fitness.

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Top 5 Bay Area Mountain Biking Trails

Top 5 Bay Area Mountain Biking Trails

Hani Juha  /  July 23, 2014

There is an abundance of mountain bike trails in the bay area. Many trails are fun, some are technically challenging, and a few will push you physical and mental endurance. With so many options, where should you go to ride?

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USA Water Polo Junior Olympics at Belle Haven!

USA Water Polo Junior Olympics at Belle Haven!

Brenda Villa  /  July 23, 2014

Belle Haven Pool is one of the Bay Area site hosts for the 2014 USA Water Polo Junior Olympics, beginning Saturday, July 26. Regular pool hours will be suspended that week while we welcome water polo athletes and families for this annual tournament.

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Dreams start at Junior Olympics

Dreams start at Junior Olympics

Brenda Villa  /  July 17, 2014

I can still remember my first Junior Olympic tournament like it was yesterday. In fact, my first Junior Olympic tournament was in 1991 in Orlando, Florida. This was the first time I traveled out of the state and without my parents.

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Pool Safety: Teach babies to find the wall

Pool Safety: Teach babies to find the wall

Erin Woolridge  /  July 8, 2014

So, it’s July. The time of year I feel compelled to shout from the digital rooftops that drowning is one of the greatest causes of accidental death for kids under 5- in some states it is THE leading cause. It doesn’t have to be.

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MB’s Dip Tips: Stay on course!

MB’s Dip Tips: Stay on course!

Marianne Brems  /  July 1, 2014

When pool swimmers are reluctant to try open water swimming, often it’s because they feel they can’t see where they’re going. True, there’s no black line on the bottom to follow, but with a little practice you can learn to site on landmarks or course markers.

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