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Take the plunge!

By Megan Price | Posted January 10, 2019 in Lifestyle,Uncategorized

Every winter, Polar Bear Plunges take place all across the country. Often these events raise money for charities in the local community. Common charities include the Special Olympics and Make-A-Wish Foundation. What To Expect At A Polar Bear Plunge: On the day of the plunge, participants gather at the designated location/body of water and despite […]

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Eat like a champion to swim like one!

By Megan Price | Posted January 3, 2019 in Lifestyle

Diet and nutrition are just as important as speed and endurance for swimmers. With a proper diet, you can take your swimming to the next level by ensuring that you are properly fueled before entering the pool and can successfully recover after. Be sure to focus on a healthy diet daily as part of your […]

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Going Places with Guard For Life | Brianna Hoffman

By Karen White | Posted November 27, 2018 in Going Places,Lifestyle,Uncategorized

Meet Brianna Hoffman Brianna Hoffman is the Director of Human Resources at LIVunLtd, the premier concierge, fitness, wellness, and lifestyle management collective based in New York City. Follow @LIVunLtd on Instagram, their pics are gorgeous! Brianna has worked hard, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and Management as well as her M.B.A from Bloomsburg University. Back in […]

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Improve Your Swim Stroke In the Off Season!

By Megan Price | Posted November 15, 2018 in Lifeguard Job,Lifestyle

Summer is over six months away but now is the perfect time to start perfecting your swim strokes! Take time to focus on your swim technique now and become a better swimmer this winter. Perfecting your swim technique will boost your confidence and help you feel more prepared the next time you’re on lifeguard duty! […]

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Stay In Your Lane

By Karen White | Posted October 16, 2018 in Lifestyle,Uncategorized

A Complete Guide to Lap Swimming Etiquette Whether you’re an on-duty lifeguard or just getting your laps in, knowing a little swimming etiquette makes sure the pool stays fun for everyone. Follow these tips the next time you’re at the pool to avoid injury and have a more satisfying workout! Feet First! Best practices for […]

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Lifeguard Appreciation Week

By Diamond Ross | Posted June 26, 2018 in Lifestyle

Our lifeguards work extremely hard all summer long, which is why we want to SHOUT IT FROM THE ROOFTOPS — we appreciate you and all that you do! So it’s decided… mark your calendars — We’re giving you a whole week of praise, July 22 – July 28! American Pool’s Lifeguard Appreciation Week is an […]

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Arm Floaties… A No Go!

By Diamond Ross | Posted June 15, 2018 in Lifestyle

It’s that time again — everyone from young to old are running… we mean walking to the nearest pool. We all love seeing families (especially the little ones!) get their swim on. With that in mind, there are a lot of dangerous elements at the pool, and believe it or not, letting kids wear floaties […]

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