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How To : Snorkel

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How To : Improve the back crawl turn in swimming

This quick how-to animation demonstrates who to do a back crawl turn in swimming. The hardest thing to do in the back crawl turn is to find the wall. There are a couple of ways to do this. The first is to look for the flags across the pool and count your strokes from the flags ...more

How To : Swim the basic breaststroke

Breaststroke is a traditional stroke popular with people who like to swim for fitness. It is the slowest stroke, but that does not mean it cannot be swum powerfully and at speed. Follow along in this how-to animation to learn the basics of doing the breaststroke. Step 1: The ...more

How To : Swim

Learn a short history on swimming and how to do the strokes. Even if you're not an avid swimmer, we recommend watching this... It was made by a fifteen year old! Strokes covered are the butterfly, breaststroke, backstroke and freestyle.

How To : Practice breaststroke and butterfly turns

This how-to animations shows you the basic turns for breast and butterfly strokes in swimming. Watch and see how easy it is to improve your swimming techniques with these steps. The same type of turn is used for both butterfly and breaststroke. The laws say that you must touch ...more

How To : Swim in a triathlon

In order to swim in a triathlon, according to Jodie Swallow’s technique, you will need an efficient stroke. You will need to work on your turn over. Try to aim for 90 strokes per minute. Rhythm, flow, and momentum are key. You will want to find your rhythm and keep it throug ...more

How To : Swim like a water polo player

If you want to learn how to do the Water Polo Position Drills this is for you. The water polo swimming position is important because it allows you to quickly and easily change your support in the water with little head movement. When you are swimming make sure that you are hig ...more

How To : Swim the backstroke for beginners

The back crawl is different to most strokes because you cannot see where you are going. It is a good idea to count how many strokes it takes you to swim a length so you will know when you are getting close to the end of the pool. Try and swim with all of your body close to the ...more

How To : Do exercises to increase swim strength

Breast strokes are pretty fun until you get to your 100th and each arm feels weighted down by 1,000 octopuses. It's nice to have agility and speed when careening over the vast seas, but for long distance swims it's best to also have strength. Watch this video for a quick exer ...more

How To : Exercise with the 1 arm cable shoulder adduction

Learn how to exercise by doing the 1 arm cable shoulder adduction. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: lats Secondary Muscle Group: abs and obliques, levator scapulae, pec minor, rhomboids, traps - lower Base Movement: shoulder adduction Equipment: cable Training Type: wei ...more

How To : Exercise with the V-sit and leg extension

Learn how to exercise by doing the V-sit and leg extension on the bosu. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: abs and obliques Secondary Muscle Group: hip flexors, quads Base Movement: leg extension Equipment: bosu flat down Training Type: balance and stability, weight train ...more

How To : Do basic front crawl strokes for 7-10 year olds

Learn a few techniques from our expert swimming teacher, to help build up your child's confidence in the water and their knowledge of some basic strokes. Good for children aged between 7 - 10 years. Do basic front crawl strokes for 7-10 year olds. Click through to watch this v ...more

How To : Swim the front crawl

This video shows you how to properly do the front crawl when swimming. It's a great video for beginners and just getting the strokes down correctly. Swim the front crawl. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com

How To : Deliver a baby in an emergency situation

The miracle of life is a beautiful thing, in theory. Delivering a baby in person is a messy and intense experience. If you ever find yourself needing to help with an emergency delivery keep your wits and these tips in mind. Step 1: Put down some sheets Put down some sheets, ...more

How To : Exercise with the cable step up on box

Learn how to exercise by doing the cable step up on box. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: glutes Secondary Muscle Group: calves, hamstrings, quads Base Movement: step up Equipment: box, cable Training Type: balance and stability, weight training Level of Difficulty: 4 S ...more

How To : Exercise with the kettlebell swing

Learn how to exercise by doing the kettlebell swing. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: glutes Secondary Muscle Group: biceps, calves, hamstrings, levator scapulae, quads, shoulders, traps - upper Base Movement: swing Equipment: kettlebell Training Type: plyometrics and p ...more

How To : Exercise with the isometric V sit

Learn how to exercise by doing the isometric V-sit. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: abs and obliques Secondary Muscle Group: hip flexors Training Type: balance and stability, isometric Level of Difficulty: 5 Sport Specific: baseball, basketball, boxing, cycling, field ...more

How To : Exercise with the V sit

Learn how to exercise by doing the V-sit. EXERCISE DETAILS: Primary Muscle Group: abs and obliques Secondary Muscle Group: hip flexors Training Type: balance and stability, weight training Level of Difficulty: 5 Sport Specific: baseball, basketball, boxing, cycling, field hock ...more

How To : Give a simple foot massage

Make sure your hand is warmed up and you have lotion in your hands, start by stroking from the ankle toward the toes, fold the whole foot while your hand is gliding over the surfaces of the foot towards the toes. Second, encircle the ankle joint with all your fingers using fi ...more

How To : Do the tumble turn in swimming

This quick how-to animation demonstrates how to do a tumble turn in swimming. Follow along and see how easy it is to do tumble turns. The main purpose of the tumble turn is to finish one length and begin the next as fast as possible. In freestyle races, you do not have to touc ...more

How To : Do synchronized swimming

In these swim lessons on video, learn some basic synchronized swimming techniques, including strokes, kicks, body jumps, sculls, figures and hybrids. Our expert Ymajahi Brooks swim instructor will walk you through all of the elements of a typical synchronized swimming routine, ...more

How To : Stay calm when your wife is in labor

You’d like to be strong and supportive for your wife in the delivery room… if only your knees would stop knocking. Keep both of you from freaking out with these tricks. Watch this video to learn how to stay calm when your wife is in labor. Step 1. Fake it On the big day, for ...more

How To : Get your body bikini ready

Learn how to get your body bikini ready. Try these proven methods to get an awesome bathing suit bod. You Will Need * Self-discipline * A place to swim * A pedometer * A natural bristle body brush * A Zen attitude Step 1. Flatten your tummy For washboard abs, start pedali ...more

How To : Do swim kick drills when swimming

Kick drills are important in swimming because they improve technique and build strength. There are unique kick drills for each of the swimming strokes. Get expert tips and advice in this swimming video tutorial. Take Action: Focus on kick. Kick board drill. Side kick freesty ...more

How To : Do the sidestroke when swimming

The sidestroke may be used recreationally and in rescue situations. Therefore, proper sidestroke form is especially important. Get expert tips and advice in this swimming video tutorial. Take Action: Often used in rescue. Use scissor kick to propel. Top hand pulls down as ba ...more

How To : Float when swimming

Floating is a swimming skill needed in a survival situation. Floating can be done on the back or front. Get expert tips and advice in this swimming video tutorial. Take Action: Stand up in pool. Put head back into water. Walk around pool. Move to steps & lay back. Move away ...more

How To : Prevent drowning when swimming

Knowing how to prevent drowning is important for all who swim. There are simple safety steps available that can help prevent drowning. Get expert tips and advice in this swimming video tutorial. Take Action: Know your limits. Know how to back float. Swim with a friend. Phil ...more

How To : Prevent hypothermia when swimming

Hypothermia can be a real danger when swimming in very cold water. There are both emergency and non-emergency steps the swimmer can take to prevent hypothermia. Get expert tips and advice in this swimming video tutorial. Take Action: Wear a wetsuit if possible. Keep clothes ...more

How To : Streamline kick when swimming

The streamline kick can reduce drag while swimming. The streamline kick is a good drill for style swimming. Get expert tips and advice in this swimming video tutorial. Take Action: Drill for freestyle. Hands above head. Head down. Hips on top. Push off wall. Flutter kick. St ...more

How To : Swim in the ocean currents

Swimming in ocean currents requires preparation and understanding. There are definite do's and don'ts when trying to swim in currents. Get expert tips and advice in this swimming video tutorial. Take Action: Swim out with current. Swim to the side. Don't swim against current ...more

How To : Swim in the ocean

Swimming in the ocean requires a few unique considerations. Ocean swimming is more unpredictable than swimming in a pool or lake. Get expert tips and advice in this swimming video tutorial. Take Action: Stay in range of lifeguard station. Don't push your limits. Pay attentio ...more

How To : Teach your child to go underwater when swimming

Teaching a child to go underwater may be easier than it sounds. Children have a natural reflex to go underwater but can lose it. Learn how to teach a child to go underwater in this swimming video tutorial. Take Action: Children have natural reflex to go underwater. Child can ...more

How To : Backstroke when swimming

The backstroke is a great swim stoke that is best learned gradually. Get expert tips and advice in this swimming video tutorial. Take Action: Body wants to float. Begin on pool steps. Move into pool gradually. Work on 4-step process. Phillip Toriello has 16 years of competi ...more

How To : Do a flip turn when swimming

The flip turn is a swimming skill that takes a bit of practice to perfect. The flip turn increases speed when swimming laps. Get expert tips and advice in this swimming video tutorial. Take Action: Way to change directions. Practice somersaults in water. Bring legs to chest. ...more

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When I'm with my friends on the weekend, we always end up Snapping shots of one another, adding in whatever stickers and lenses we've accumulated over the last week. But these filters are fleeting, so it's always a challenge to keep up with the best new ones. If you want to ge ...more

News : Legionnaires' Risk Growing in NYC as Weather Warms

The number of Legionnaires' cases in New York over the last couple weeks has led to concern and recommendations of caution for those at risk. The bacteria grows in water, especially in larger water systems like those at hotels. Conditions are improving for its growth as tempe ...more

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