legg calls it a day

Karen Legg has become the latest of Britain's Athens Olympic team to call it a day, having announced that she will hang up her goggles after this weekend's Dorset County Championships. During her elite career, Legg won two world titles as part of the 4x200m freestyle team and picked up 7 Commonwealth medals across two … Continue Reading→

swimming: the fountain of youth?

PHOENIX, USA: THE fabled Fountain of Youth may be found in a pool near you, according to research by Indiana University's Dr. Joel Stager, an exercise physiologist, who has found that regular and fairly intensive swimming can substantially delay the decline of such age markers as blood pressure, muscle mass, blood chemistry and pulmonary function. Last … Continue Reading→