Posts Tagged ‘swimming’

What to Watch: Olympics 2012

Written by Rebecca Harris on . Posted in News Our Town, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, West Side Spirit

With the 2012 Olympics fast approaching, America’s fastest and strongest athletes are ready to go for gold in London. In Beijing in 2008, Team USA topped the international competition with 110 medals, the most taken home by any country in the Games. This year, returning champions and bright-eyed rising stars make up a team that [&hellip
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Tapped In

Written by Our Town on . Posted in Notes from the Neighborhood, Our Town

NeighborhoodChatter Compiled by Paul Bisceglio, Megan Bungeroth, Rebecca Harris, and Adel Manoukian Tavern on the Renovation The city will begin work on the renovation of Tavern on the Green this week, according to a Department of Design and Construction (DDC) spokesman. The “pre-construction” will involve removal of an underground fuel tank and other preliminary work; full-on [&hellip
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Swimming 101 for Adults

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Continuing Education, News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, Special Sections, West Side Spirit

Healthy lifestyle By Laura Shin From stress relief to reducing the risk of heart disease, there are many reported benefits to swimming. And on a hot summer day in New York City, it’s also a great way to cool off. These are just a few reasons why some adults who never learned to swim are signing up [&hellip
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Winter Workouts

Written by admin on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown

By Shoshana Davis With the temperature falling, New Yorkers are beginning to exchange linen dresses for bulky winter coats, tank tops for sweaters and gladiator sandals for knee-high boots. And it’s not just our wardrobes that get altered as days get chillier—our exercise routines must be reinvented as well. It’s easy to come up with [&hellip
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SWIMMING STRENGTH, DESPITE SUB-PAR POOL

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Like most swimmers, the members of the Hunter College High School boys’ swim team dream of things like perfectly executed turns, quick starts off the blocks and championship banners. Unlike most of their competitors, though, the Hawks also have a more prosaic dream: a fully equipped, regulation-size pool. “Our pool situation is a very big [&hellip
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