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6 Low-Impact Exercises That Are Easy On the Joints

While our bodies are tough, they need to be treated with care at the same time. Running and plyometrics are great ways to build endurance and burn calories, but it’s also important to give the body a …


What To Know Before You Hit the Pool This Summer

You know you should use sunscreen and you know the safety rules around the pool, but how much do you know about the water you're about to dive into? A properly maintained pool is fairly safe, but t…


7 Amazing Secret Swimming Holes in Europe

When the sun comes out, UK natives tend to lose the plot. They dress inappropriately and look for somewhere, anywhere, to cool off. The heat wave we've been hoping for has finally happened this summ…


6 Most Dangerous Beaches in the World (Slideshow)

  When we think about beaches, relaxation, fun, and beautiful scenery usually come to mind. But that's not always the case -- whether due to pollution or  dangerous animals, several of the wor…


Who Is The World’s Fastest Swimmer? (Infographic)

Being that it's summer and scorching hot out here in arid Colorado, we've been spending a lot of time in the neighborhood pool. There's nothing quite like jumping into the clear, cool waters to wash a…


How Young is Too Young to Swim Alone?

There's a video going around the internet that just makes me cringe. It features a 16-month-old girl paddling around a three foot deep swimming pool. Her comfort and skill in the water are undeniable,…


How Gross are Public Pools?

  Each summer, many of us take refuge from the heat at local public schools. And why shouldn't we? The kids are out of school. Swimming is a great form of exercise. The beach is too far away. …


Drowning Looks Different From What You Think

I am not going to sugarcoat this: approximately 750 children will drown this year, and of those 750, about half of them will do so within 25 yards of a parent or guardian. Children still run the ri…


7 Outrageous Outdoor Adventure Activities

  Think bungee jumping and sky-diving is as intense as thrill-seeking adventures gets? Ha! Click through to read more about some, well, extremely extreme sports that makes cliff diving look ab…


Juvenile Arthritis Therapies

When it comes to rheumatoid arthritis, a simple course of medication isn't enough. The same is true for juvenile arthritis. Learn about the non-drug therapies that are vital for recovery.…

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