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Its been awhile…

Sunday, January 10th, 2010

Sometimes life just gets in the way.¬† I have been pretty busy with working full time and taking my classes.¬† I haven’t had anytime to write new posts as of late.¬† So, I thought today I would try and get¬†a short post written.¬† We are now into the new year, a time when most have […]

Components of a Workout

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

The following information has been taken from the American Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety Manual. This manual is used for the Water Safety Instructor Certification Course offered by the American Red Cross. For more information on the WSI certification and other courses please visit the American Red Cross¬†site. No matter what type of exercise […]

Phases of a Fitness Program

Saturday, September 19th, 2009

The following information has been taken from the American Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety Manual.¬†¬†This manual is¬†used for the Water Safety Instructor Certification Course offered by the American Red Cross.¬† For more information on the WSI certification¬†and other courses¬†please visit the American Red Cross¬†site.¬† ¬† No matter what type of exercise program you are […]

Mayo Clinic Site

Thursday, August 13th, 2009

As part of the City of Bozeman’s Health Promotion Program they periodically send out information from the Mayo Clinic Site.¬† The most recent flyer we received from them contained information on the following topics: Weight loss goals:¬† 10 tips for success Fitness programs:¬† 10 tips for staying motivated Headaches:¬† Self-care measures for headache relief Social […]

Looking for a Workout Buddy?

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009

Have you wanted to start working out, but haven’t been able to get yourself motivated enough to actually take that first step?¬† I just received a newsletter from Spark People reminding me how hard it is to make yourself get going on your own.¬† A ‘buddy’ to workout with is extremely helpful.¬† If you are […]

Working on Swimming Endurance

Monday, July 13th, 2009

During the Course in which I participated last term I worked on both strength and endurance.¬† One of the tests I used for checking my progress was a 12 min swim.¬† I found this test by searching endurance swimming tests and found the following directions¬†from the University of Michigan website:¬† http://www.umich.edu/~exphysio/mvs.240/AdditonalLabs/SwimVOmax.test.3.2.pdf This lab allows you […]

CERT. COURSES

Saturday, July 11th, 2009

Current Courses available: American Red Cross Professional Certifications Lifeguarding Course The Bozeman Swim Center currently has three lifeguarding courses scheduled.¬† Pre-requisits for the course are:¬† Must be 15 years old by the last day of the course Swim 300 yards¬†continuously using a combination of front crawl and breast stroke (no time requirement) Swim 20 yards, […]

PERSONAL WELLNESS

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009

Personal Wellness Information Wellness Coaching Change your life with wellness coaching to enhance your overall physical and emotional well-being.¬† http://www.nutrifitonline.com Success With Depression It is universally agreed that exercise is a greate antidote for depression.¬† And, since depression often hurts, water can be one of the most therapeutic venues for exercise.¬† If you would like […]

MISC. PRODUCTS

Thursday, July 2nd, 2009

Skin Care Arbonne International Arbonne International provides hair and skin care products that are 100% botanically based, hypoallergenic and dermatologist tested.¬†Arbonne’s vision is to provide skin care products unparalleled in quality and effectiveness that were developed in Switzerland more than 25 years ago.¬†I recently was able to test some of their sun care products and […]

WATER EQUIPMENT

Thursday, July 2nd, 2009

Kiefer Kiefer has been supplying swimmers and aquatic facilities with water safety equipment, competition equipment, and workout equipment for many decades.¬†The company Adolph Kiefer & Associates was started in 1946 by Adolph Kiefer.¬†The company has been devoted to providing swimmers with training equipment designed by Adolph Kiefer for development and teaching of all swimming abilities.¬†Please […]