Youth Sports: When to specialize?

Youth Sports: When to specialize?

Brenda Villa  /  October 28, 2014

Water polo benefits when kids don’t specialize. Recently, I was interviewed by the Positive Coaching Alliance and the topic of “specialization” was discussed. I didn’t realize I was against it until I saw the interview online.

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Meet the Staff: Jackie Carlisle

Meet the Staff: Jackie Carlisle

Gudrun Enger  /  October 23, 2014

Meet Jackie Carlisle, a lifeguard at Menlo Swim and Sport!

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Boiled Potatoes and Salt

Boiled Potatoes and Salt

Steve Marra  /  October 22, 2014

Friday, 7pm If you ever see boiled potatoes and salt at a race you can be it is going to be a long, hard event usually no less then a marathon distance of 26.2 miles. Tomorrow, I’ll be running another trail marathon…

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Meet the Staff: Jesse Lepe

Meet the Staff: Jesse Lepe

Gudrun Enger  /  October 21, 2014

Meet Jesse Lepe, an instructor with Menlo Swim School!

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Water Exercise: High Intensity Interval Training

Water Exercise: High Intensity Interval Training

Cherie Cordellas  /  October 15, 2014

High Intensity Interval Training consists of a warm up period of exercise, followed by three to ten repetitions of high intensity exercise, separated by medium intensity exercise for recovery, and ending with a period of cool down exercise.

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Did you do your homework?

Did you do your homework?

Steve Marra  /  October 14, 2014

I’ve done marathon and greater distances, survived Badwater, Death Valley at 123F, but this upcoming trail night marathon was going to be pushing it. 26.2 miles in the dark on narrow trails…

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Total Submersion: Adult Swim Lessons

Total Submersion: Adult Swim Lessons

Joe Perez  /  October 9, 2014

Menlo Swim School has opened up more classes for adults who want to be comfortable in the water, go on that once in a lifetime vacation to a far flung tropical island, or just to enjoy the benefits of swimming…

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Lounge Lizards

Lounge Lizards

Joe Perez  /  October 8, 2014

This summer we have added a new way to relax at the Burgess and Belle Haven pools, lounge chairs! Many have noticed the chaise lounges that suddenly appeared in the middle of August with little fanfare.

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Winter is Coming

Winter is Coming

Mike Osmond  /  October 7, 2014

Winter is coming and triathlon season is over for most of us. A long season often leaves us feeling physically and mentally tired. Take some time off to recharge your batteries, but now that your training load has dropped…

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Where have all the long lanes gone?

Where have all the long lanes gone?

Joe Perez  /  October 2, 2014

Many of you may have noticed the “Long Lane” is not used by the Menlo Swim School between the hours of 4pm and 6pm on weekday afternoons. You may ask where has is gone?

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