Fit Links: Strength Exercises For Swimmers, A Two-Year Weight Loss Anniversary And More

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US swimmer Missy Franklin competes in the women's 200m backstroke final during the swimming event at the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 3, 2012 in London. She won gold. AFP PHOTO / FRANCOIS XAVIER MARIT
US swimmer Missy Franklin competes in the women's 200m backstroke final during the swimming event at the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 3, 2012 in London. She won gold. AFP PHOTO / FRANCOIS XAVIER MARIT

There are hundreds of wonderful sites on healthy living to be seen all over the blogosphere. Here at Fit Links, we'll introduce you to some that have caught our eye.

Not a strong swimmer? FitSugar shares strength exercises you can do -- on land! -- for a better performance in the pool.

We love sharing inspiring stories of weight loss success, but what about the success of maintaining a healthy weight? Fit Bottomed Girls gave Kate a chance to tell her story on her two-year anniversary of losing 100 pounds.

There's a lot to be learned from yoga class and yogi wisdom -- but the practice also has its fair share of crazy. Well + Good rounded up some of the most hilarious things they've heard a yoga teacher say.

Even though the athletes' achievements are inspiring, the Olympics seem like a pretty good excuse for spending more than your usual time on the couch. SparkPeople wants to know: Have the Olympics helped or hurt your workouts?

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