We’ve been going to our community pool for several years now, but my son was mostly just paddling around the shallow end or using a kick board to swim. But one of her most inspiring swims yet – in her eyes – has just taken place. At the urging of a dear friend, I broke out of the pool-mode and tried my first open water event this past May. He is now studying at Fergusson College and is one of the contestants for a district-level swimming championship. Our shoulders are sore, our stomachs are empty, and our eyelids are drooping. But the new research suggests that at least 45 minutes – 30 per cent – of the 150 minutes should be include vigorous exercise, such as jogging, aerobics or competitive tennis. Hi Cathy, I swim every day with the Dexcom.
Known as “the grease man”, Barrie stomps the beach applying Vaseline to rub-prone body parts, while Irene gives each swimmer a number and counts them in and out of the sea. “I hated the idea of a (insulin) pump,”