Find your keys to success with our September Bella

Find your keys to success with our September Bella - Pensacola News JournalTo succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funny bone. — Reba McEntire I saw this quote on a birthday card. The card had a picture of three very senior women kicking their heels up. I know the card was just supposed to be funny, but I thought this was one of the best quotes for success I have ever read. A wishbone — speaks to optimism and hope. You need to have dreams and follow … [Read more...]

Night Train Does the Trick: New World Open Water Swimming Record

More on the epic night swim ..The Night Train Swimmers have done it - 228 mile continuous relay off the California Coast from Point Conception to San Diego. In doing so the team of six swimmers ( Phil Cutti, David Hodscher, Zach Jirkovsky, Luane Rowe, Blair Cannon and Grace van der Byl) have set a world record for the longest continuous relay open water water swim. The impressive feat was completed much fast than expected with the team arriving at the San Diego Yacht Club in just over 4 … [Read more...]

Swimmers break world record: Group swam from Santa Barbara to San Diego

Well done. 6 swimmers break record swimming from Santa Barbara to San Diego. Way to go!!A group of six swimmers completed the challenge of a lifetime on Monday evening, swimming from Santa Barbara to San Diego. They also broke a world record for open water relay swim. This is going to sound crazy, but it was fun, Zach Jirkovsky told 10News.Continue reading.... … [Read more...]

Tips for Open Water Swims

You've trained in the pool all season, but are you ready for the open water swim? Discover a few simple techniques to help you perform at your best on race day. To help participants prepare for their sports activities, also offers a range of online training tools and plans from fitness coaches and world renowned athletes.Continue reading.... … [Read more...]

Australian Open Water Swimming Great Trent Grimsey Retires

Australian Open Water Swimming Great Trent Grimsey Retires - SwimSwamTrent Grimsey, the owner of the fastest English Channel crossing, has announced his retirement from competition. Trent has a long list of notable accomplishments in the sport including a silver medal at the 2009 world championships in the 25K, the 2012 FINA Open Water Swimming Grand Prix Champion and the winner of the 2008 Tiburon mile. Trent Grimsey will now focus his attention on Grimsey Adult SwimFit - he'll be joining … [Read more...]

Gatorade Triathlon Training Series: Open Water Swimming

In this part of the Gatorade Triathlon Training Series, Jack Maitland from talks about Open Water Swimming - One of the most challenging aspects of a triathlon.Continue reading.... … [Read more...]

Walk Your Talk!

Here's a timely reminder for you. WARNING: this may be offensive to some! Today I came to the realisation that due to my current health I will be withdrawing from this Sunday's HBF Run for a Reason. As one of the ambassadors for the 2013 event; my role is raising funds for Heart Research as supporter of the Heart Foundation in Perth, Western Australia.:-) So as you can imagine I have immense feelings of guilt. However… After a chat with my coach Sherree Rylands Blackley  … [Read more...]

Don’t Start A Resolution… Set A Goal!

It's now 2012 and your thoughts have turned to setting goals... or what some call New Year's Resolutions! and none are more important than in the area of your Health & Fitness! Each January, people who resolve to get fit… get healthy and lose weight; flock to the gym, the pavement, the pool, the open water. Gym owners and managers say by the end of February, the place is almost empty. People stop coming -- Most people bite off more than they can chew on New Year's Eve when starting … [Read more...]