Tag Archives: swimming

A Summer Travel Checklist for Athletes

A Summer Travel Checklist for Athletes

Q: What are some of your top travel essentials to take on summer vacation? Amy Marsh answers A: Summer is in full swing, which means many of us are gearing up for travel. Besides essential clothing and toiletries, there are some things you should nev ...
Summer Safety Tips for Babies & Toddlers

Summer Safety Tips for Babies & Toddlers

Yay, summer finally is here! Your little one at last can wave bye-bye to bulky sweaters and happily greet the swing sets, beach blanket naps and sunshine that await in the days ahead. Summertime delights aside, however, this season brings with it som ...
Swim to Stay Fit This Summer

Swim to Stay Fit This Summer

If you have kids, chances are you’ll be spending time at the pool, beach or water park this summer. While it’s always nice to relax and soak up some sun while they splash and play, you can also use the opportunity to squeeze in a great wo ...
Choosing a Sunscreen for Baby

Choosing a Sunscreen for Baby

Oh how babies love the beach! The wind tickles their tiny toes and makes them giggle; the sand is fun to sift through with chubby little hands; the ocean is a source of endless mystery and amusement. Not so amusing, however, is a baby with a sunburn. ...
5 Workout Ideas for Busy Moms

5 Workout Ideas for Busy Moms

If you’re a mom, you’re busy. Whether you work full time at an office or stay at home with the kids, you’re constantly on the move, multi-tasking and making sure everything and everyone is taken care of. But where do you fall on the ...
Overcoming Female Athlete Woes, Part 3

Overcoming Female Athlete Woes, Part 3

Q: How do you protect against chlorine damage to your hair, skin and swimsuit? Amy Marsh answers: A: I’ve been a swimmer most of my life and cannot begin to calculate the number of hours I’ve spent in a pool or ocean. I can, however, atte ...
Fear of Open-Water Swimming

Fear of Open-Water Swimming

We got this question during our Facebook chat with Vitacost earlier this week and didn’t get a chance to answer. ““Amy Marsh Q:   How do I conquer the fear of open-water swimming? A:   Out of the three disciplines in triathlon, the one pe ...