European Masters Championships – A Flawed Gem

The European Masters Swimming Championships took place last week in London, hosted at the same Olympic Aquatic Centre that only the week before had seen the elite European championships take place. But whereas those championships had sparkled like a diamond, the masters' equivalent was a deeply flawed gem. It all started some time before when entries … 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→