I want to enjoy swimming with my kids and proudly display photos of our family at the beach without worrying about whether I look three-months pregnant or if other people will notice my cellulite-covered thighs.
The backstroke is living in faith, like walking on water. You trust the invisible substance of life and your ability to move peacefully on the surface of physical concerns with your face to the source of life's energy.
Raising a child is a lifelong commitment. Parents face many difficult decisions along the way. But, here is an easy call and an essential investment of your time: Make sure your children learn how to swim. It literally can save their lives.
Nothing sends ocean swimmers fleeing for shore faster than a fin sighting. For some brave souls, however, the thrill of floating alongside these big fish far outweighs the fright. Here are the best places in the world to get nose-to-snout with sharks.