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At the Yokohama International Swimming Pool

Posted by on Sep 16, 2013 in Fitness | 1 comment

There’s a strong typhoon outside right now. The wind has been howling since early morning, with rain beating at the windows. So it was a good thing we decided to go the pool yesterday. Some (poorly shot)...

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Like Riding a Bicycle

Posted by on Jul 4, 2013 in Fitness | 1 comment

Last weekend my husband and I went to one of the local pools. We got up early and made sure to arrive at opening time. But alas! There were already loads and loads of people waiting to get in. When I started to...

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Summers in the Pool & Triathlete Gifts

Posted by on Jun 27, 2013 in Gear | 2 comments

Many of us associate summer with lounging by the pool, or taking a dip in the...

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March 2013 Wrap-Up: Slacking Off

Posted by on Mar 31, 2013 in Monthly Wrap-up | 2 comments

What a terrible month. Learning how to run better on a treadmill got me off...

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Trying Out the Upright Bicycle

Posted by on Mar 29, 2013 in Fitness |

Do you remember the first time you rode a bicycle? I remember when I was about...

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How to Do Open Turn

Posted by on Mar 27, 2013 in Miscellany |

GoSwim has a great series on how to do the open turn. I’m practicing for...

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