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"Sea Lice" Are Now A Thing You Have To Worry About At The Beach

Teen Vogue | Posted 06.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Teen Vogue

You're probably already familiar with head lice (whether you've had it yourself, or know someone who has). But have you heard of sea lice? If you've got any beach plans this summer -- particularly in Florida or elsewhere in the Gulf of Mexico or the Caribbean -- listen up.

10 Swimsuits That Channel Pamela Anderson in 'Baywatch'

W | Posted 05.31.2016 | Style
W

For W magazine, by Caroline Grosso. Photo: Getty Images. Pamela Anderson is back! A film reboot of her '90s TV show Baywatch is due out next y...

9 Bomb-Ass Swimwear Lines Designed By Black Women

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 06.28.2016 | Black Voices

Fantastic news: Summer is right around the corner! If you're lucky, that means a slew of pool party invites, vacation plans or maybe even lazy evening...

Stealth Trans Houdini in the Men's Locker Room

Willy Wilkinson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Willy Wilkinson

It became a daily thought, to claim my body as male and to feel the liberation of congruence. I wondered what it could be like to have a body that would go unnoticed among men in the locker room; I fantasized about one day going for a swim without concern for my emotional and physical safety.

WATCH: Dogs Soak Up Summer Sun With Poolside Playtime

HooplaHa | Posted 08.03.2015 | Comedy
HooplaHa

It's summertime...and you are not the only one who loves laying by the pool. Check out this adorable video of family dogs going for a dip in the pool ...

How Seeing Greta Garbo Naked Shifted Jane Fonda's View Of 'Perfection'

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 07.31.2015 | OWN

When you're a teen, growing up is hard enough. When you're a teen growing up in the public eye, like Jane Fonda was, the pressures of early adulthood ...

The Faithful Shopper: Best Bikinis to Get Your Beach On (Hamptons Edition)

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 07.13.2016 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Obviously a Hampton's favorite by the multiple locations! Boutiques offer an eclectic mix of elegant, comfortable, and colorful women's clothing, accessories, fragrance, home décor, beachwear and swim.

5 Perfect Mantras For The Unmotivated Exerciser

Judith Natelli McLaughlin | Posted 06.29.2016 | Fifty
Judith Natelli McLaughlin

Even though I enjoy my runs, there are times when I just don't feel like doing it. I would rather sleep, watch television, eat junk food or clean a toilet (yup, my lack of motivation has provided my family with a clean bowl or two).

Outta My Way

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 03.14.2015 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

ignored the wheelchair for weeks. I wanted nothing to do with it. It was a reminder that I am no longer an active, agile young woman accustomed to flitting hither and yon under my own steam. To acknowledge and accept it meant I was officially ancient and disabled.

13 Aussie Sharks Spotted in Bondi, at Water Polo by the Sea

Dominique Kane | Posted 03.07.2015 | Sports
Dominique Kane

A bull shark emptied Australia's Bondi Beach of people for nearly two hours on Friday, and had its 15 minutes of fame. But by Saturday, it had all but been forgotten in favor of a different breed of shark.

Ironman Maryland

Brian Boyle | Posted 11.23.2014 | Impact
Brian Boyle

This past weekend I participated in the Inaugural Ironman Maryland, which took place in Cambridge, Maryland. This race was special because there are a...

14-Year-Old Becomes Youngest Person To Swim 32 Miles Across Lake Ontario

The Huffington Post | Carly Steyer | Posted 08.05.2014 | Teen

Trinity Arsenault's weekend was an eventful one, to say the least. At the age of 14, she became the youngest person to swim all the way across Lake...

How to Survive Summer

Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D. | Posted 09.01.2014 | Parents
Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D.

Structure, although sometimes resisted, provides the boundaries by which they move through their days and defines their actions hour by hour. When this structure is removed, many children are at a loss (especially children with challenges, special needs, or gifted kids).

Faithful Shopper: Heavenly Hamptons

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 08.25.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

The upcoming holiday weekend (or any time this summer) is the perfect time to explore New York's very own beach resort - the Hamptons! And of course a...

10 Serene Swimming Holes You Should Visit This Summer

The Active Times | Posted 07.30.2014 | Travel
The Active Times

Defined as a natural body of fresh water usually situated near a river, stream, creek or spring, these smaller but still substantial bodies of water are scattered all across the U.S. and offer even those who live in non-coastal areas the opportunity to wade and play in the water on warm spring and summer days.

The Faithful Shopper: Spring Vacation

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 04.16.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Are you as done with winter as I am? I've never seen our friends and neighbors in more need of a spring break in the sun! While it may be cold and sno...

Whale Sharks: Swimming With the World's Largest Fish in Mexico and Cebu

George Rajna | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
George Rajna

At least five mammoth whale sharks surrounded us in the water. We were unable to maintain the recommended four-meter distance because if we moved away from one creature, we would close in on another.

Tap Into Your Joy -- And Become Happier, Healthier and Smarter

Irene Ross | Posted 10.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Irene Ross

As adults, every one of us hits the wall at one time or another. You can be the most positive, happy, calm, determined and successful person but, at some point, you might feel like you've lost your mojo, energy and confidence.

So Near and Yet So Far

Don Meyer, Ph.D. | Posted 10.07.2013 | College
Don Meyer, Ph.D.

Because of the fog, she could not see the coastline so she had no idea where she was. She soon found out, however, that she was less than a mile from the coast. She could have certainly reached it if she had just stayed in the water a few minutes longer.

My Reflections on the Ironman Triathlon

Brian Boyle | Posted 04.22.2013 | Impact
Brian Boyle

I grew up watching this incredible sport on television every year, and was always fascinated by the athletes who participated. And as the Ironman celebrated 35 years this week, I reflected back on my very first Ironman in 2007.

The Hand of Man: A True Christmas Story

Terrie M. Williams | Posted 02.15.2013 | World
Terrie M. Williams

Despite the rawness of nature, the world made more sense in the oceans, the forests and the mountains. Yet, it was from the wilderness through one animal -- an endangered seal named KP2 (Kauai Pup 2) -- that my faith in the hand of man was restored.

'Maybe I Went Too Far' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Hannah Orenstein | Posted 07.27.2012 | Teen

Dima Zaytsev, a 17-year-old competitive swimmer, was putting in extra training hours at the North Carolina swim training center SwimMAC last week when...

Go Jump In a Lake!

Marc Yaggi | Posted 09.24.2012 | Green
Marc Yaggi

The more we use our waterways, the more we will understand and value the importance of clean water to our communities.

New Study Pinpoints Hand Position That Makes Swimmers Fast

Posted 07.02.2012 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 07/01/2012 11:03 AM EDT on LiveScience When watching the Summer Olympics, take a good...

Forget Google+, The +Pool Is Coming

Turnstyle | Posted 09.11.2011 | Style
Turnstyle

Photo Credit: Courtesy pluspool.org + Pool is designed to filter river water through its walls "like a giant strainer dropped into the river." SEE MOR...