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Phelps Coming Out Of Retirement

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 04.15.2014 | Sports

Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward possibly swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics. The 22-time Olympic medal...

Luxe Chinese Dining and Blissful Swimming at the Shangri-La Paris

Edward Schneider | Posted 04.08.2014 | Travel
Edward Schneider

If you're looking to treat yourself to a Paris luxury hotel but can't make up your mind which one, the Shangri-La's pool could well tip the balance.

Training for the Olympics May Win You Medals, But These Activities Can Also Trigger Asthma Symptoms

Julie Kuriakose, M.D. | Posted 03.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie Kuriakose, M.D.

Swimming, hockey and other winter outdoor sports are great fun even when you're not an Olympic athlete! However, engaging in these activities often can make you more prone to developing asthma symptoms.

Swimming For Wellness With Multiple Sclerosis

Cathy Chester | Posted 03.21.2014 | Impact
Cathy Chester

As a health advocate, I'm often called on to speak with patients who are newly diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. I listen to their stories, and answe...

Jacada's Top 20 Favorite Infinity Pools

Jacada Travel | Posted 03.07.2014 | Travel
Jacada Travel

Join us by taking a dip into our list of favorite never-ending pools.

Sia Inspires Me to Be a Healthier Trans Person

Scout, Ph.D. | Posted 02.25.2014 | Gay Voices
Scout, Ph.D.

Imagine my surprise when I realized that several of my treasured workout songs are sung by a woman I first met at a meeting to plan a trans visibility action.

The Strength I Found Through Physical Activity

Kristin Duquette | Posted 02.20.2014 | Sports
Kristin Duquette

Even before I was diagnosed at age nine, swimming as a child established the neural pathways and mental memory in my brain which became evident when I retaught a different body how to swim after a six-year break.

Exploring the Peloponnese

Marisa Churchill | Posted 02.19.2014 | Travel
Marisa Churchill

The unique natural environment allows visitors to hike among the pine and cypress trees, or swim in the turquoise waters.

The River Thames Could Become A Giant Swimming Pool

Posted 02.14.2014 | Travel

Would you like to go for a swim in the River Thames? British architecture firm Studio Octopi released designs this week for public swimming areas ...

Dog Doesn't Even Know

Posted 12.16.2013 | Comedy

When you're in the water, how are you expected to get around? This dog has absolutely no idea. And the look the dog's face is priceless. (h/t Taste...

Limitless at Any Age

Victoria Oldridge | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Victoria Oldridge

Many of us have, or will, arrive at a juncture in life where we'll stop, think twice and poke a hole in a goal or dream based on our age. We'll say the five dreaded words: "I'm too old for that."

48 Tough Hours

Diana Nyad | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Diana Nyad

That second night, throwing in a few laps just easy backstroke kicking for some relief, I would look up to see the Empire State Building towering into the clouds. That was the ultimate metaphor of how grand the experience was for all who participated, in the pool and out.

Nyad Swim for Relief

Diana Nyad | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Diana Nyad

Tomorrow morning I will begin a 48-hour swim to benefit Hurricane Sandy victims in the NY/NJ area a year after that storm changed thousands of lives in a matter of few violent, terrifying minutes.

The Person Who Inspired Diana Nyad's Historic Swim

OWN | Posted 10.03.2013 | OWN

At age 64, Diana Nyad became the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage, am incredible feat she completed in just under 53 hou...

Cuba: 3 Weeks Later

Diana Nyad | Posted 11.26.2013 | Impact
Diana Nyad

If it was an 18-hour swim, it was never 17 hours, 57 minutes. It was 18. Along with the training, the organization of an expedition this size, 45 people out into the wilderness that is the unpredictable and dangerous stretch between Cuba and Florida, is monumental.

A Little Bit of Diana Nyad in All of Us

Anna Musky-Goldwyn | Posted 11.20.2013 | Sports
Anna Musky-Goldwyn

I can't imagine my life without being an athlete, it's always felt like an inherent part of me. Young women my age have people like our mothers and like Diana Nyad to thank for that.

Diana Nyad and Swimming Torture: Hellish Ordeal or Athletic Ideal?

Jeanne Safer, Ph.D. | Posted 11.12.2013 | Sports
Jeanne Safer, Ph.D.

Their only goal is to swim faster or get it over with, and how they do it or how they feel is irrelevant. Why bother? As a passionate amateur swimmer myself, one who has no desire to race and who swims exclusively for the joy of it, I hate to think what they're missing.

The Night Train Swimmers Honor Navy SEALs With World Record-Breaking 228-Mile Swim Down the Southern California Coast

Vito Bialla | Posted 11.10.2013 | Impact
Vito Bialla

And so began a grueling 228-mile journey for our six-person relay team, the Night Train Swimmers, who embarked on an open-water relay effort that would go on to break the world record for longest open water relay swim and raised nearly $228,000 for the Navy SEAL Foundation.

Skeptics Question Nyad's Swim

AP | JENNIFER KAY | Posted 11.08.2013 | Sports

MIAMI -- Diana Nyad's 110-mile swim from Cuba to Florida has generated positive publicity and adoration for the 64-year-old endurance athlete - along ...

The Big Chill: The Tale of a Thwarted Librarian

Roz Warren | Posted 11.04.2013 | Fifty
Roz Warren

I've never been the stinging retort type. My policy has always been: Don't get mad, get even. Online. Chilly Pool? Surely, a chilly review is in order.

Nyad Not Planning To Slow Down

AP | JENNIFER KAY | Posted 09.04.2013 | Sports

KEY WEST, Fla. -- Diana Nyad may have finally completed her long-held dream of swimming from Cuba to Florida, but even at an age where many people are...

Diana Nyad's Lessons in Mental Toughness

Steve Siebold | Posted 11.03.2013 | Sports
Steve Siebold

Impeccable physical condition is a must for a feat of this magnitude, but more so is the mental toughness it took to make this happen. Let's elaborate on the three lessons that Nyad shared with the world once she reached the beach of Key West.

Nyad Closing In On Historic Destination

AP | JENNIFER KAY | Posted 11.02.2013 | Sports

KEY WEST, Florida -- The flotilla of ships helping U.S. endurance swimmer Diana Nyad finish her trip from Cuba to Florida is visible from the shores o...

Nyad Getting Closer

AP | JENNIFER KAY | Posted 11.02.2013 | Sports

KEY WEST, Florida -- With her lips and tongue swollen, U.S. endurance swimmer Diana Nyad edged closer to Florida on Monday in her attempt to become th...

Michael Phelps Is Coming To 'Suits'

The Huffington Post | Laura Prudom | Posted 08.28.2013 | TV

USA is going for gold! Michael Phelps is set to guest star in the midseason premiere of "Suits," HuffPost TV has learned. When "Suits" returns for...