Take Group Cycling for a Spin

February 26, 2018

We’ve all heard the saying “It’s just like riding a bike,” a phrase meant to reassure the listeners that the task before them — whatever... Keep Reading >

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Yoga for Athletes

February 12, 2018

When it comes to sports and fitness, I’ve always gravitated toward fast-paced, messy activities. I love order and tidiness at home and at work,... Keep Reading >

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Questions About Unfamiliar Equipment?...

January 29, 2018

I’m a swimmer first and a runner second. I could lap-swim in my sleep, and my comfort level running the roads and trails of the Upper Valley is... Keep Reading >

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What is Masters Swimming, Anyway?

January 10, 2018

A friend recently asked, “So, to be a Masters swimmer, do you have to be really good, or do you have to be old?”   “Neither,” I... Keep Reading >

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Success for New Exercisers with Arthr...

December 18, 2017

Upper Valley Aquatics Center (UVAC), in conjunction with the Arthritis Foundation, is offering a program called Walk with Ease to help you get out... Keep Reading >


Shed and Shred Revolutionized

December 02, 2017

Kim Souza was looking for a training program that included a motivation, weight loss, strength and cardiovascular conditioning, and nutrition in a... Keep Reading >

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Swimming: A Meditation

November 08, 2017

A Masters Swimmer Discovers a New Way to Cross-train     Last Monday I took a seated meditation class in UVAC’s mind/body room. As I left... Keep Reading >

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Thomas Henderson: Featured Volunteer

October 26, 2017

  "I started going to the Upper Valley Aquatic Center to work out in the summer per my doctors suggestion as walking was causing pain in my... Keep Reading >


Top 5 Recovery Snacks for Swimmers

October 24, 2017

    A young swimmer asked me about after-practice recovery snacks, specifically if she needed a special product marketed as an “after”... Keep Reading >

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