Swimming

(FILES): This August 17, 2008 file photo shows US swimmer Michael Phelps competing in the men's 4 x 100m medley relay swimming final at the National Aquatics Center during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games in Beijing. USA Swimming suspended Olympic superstar Michael Phelps for three months on February 5, 2009, a "reprimand" after a published photograph showed him apparently smoking marijuana. The national governing body of the sport stressed that the punishment was not for a doping violation, but said they wanted to send a "s trong message" to Phelps about his status as a role model for young people.

Olympic Great Michael Phelps Ending Retirement

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

04/14/2014

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How To Stay Healthy While Traveling

Whether it’s a business trip, vacation with family or a solo venture, there’s nothing much worse than feeling under the weather or having an upset stomach from unhealthy foods. Here are 10 tips to stay healthy while traveling.

03/18/2014

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Possible Drowning At Frisco Athletic Center

Frisco firefighters were called to a ‘possible drowning’ at an outdoor pool at the Frisco Athletic Center Friday night.

08/23/2013

Sunset

5 Activities To Do Before The Leaves Start To Fall

With autumn around the corner many people are desperately clutching to the remaining days of summer. Take some time to indulge in these five summer activities to ease the seasonal transition.

08/12/2013

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Baby Elephant Cools Off In Kiddie Pool

The youthful fascination for child visitors to the Fort Worth zoo was enhanced this week when zoo officials added a child’s inflatable pool to the elephants’ enclosure. Baby elephant Belle is taking full advantage of her new pool; cooling off and entertaining zoo guests.

08/01/2013

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August’s Activity Of The Month: Swimming

How can you escape the dog days of summer? Why not join thousands of Texans who take their families swimming in a Texas State Park to beat the heat — while enjoying a fun, healthy activity in the outdoors?

08/01/2013

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Diving Dog Needs A Home

COLLEYVILLE (CBSDFW.COM) – Tami Stanley rescues Labrador Retrievers. She took Bunny in from a shelter with a bad case of mange. “She had no hair around her eyes or on her ears,” Stanley recalled. But […]

07/12/2013

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Video Of 16-Month-Old Swimming Sparks Debate

A YouTube video of a 16-month-old swimming alone across a pool has more than a million-and-a-half views. The baby learned a swimming technique taught by an instructor here in North Texas.

CBS 11–07/03/2013

Summer Hiking

Great Summer Workouts To Get You Out Of The Gym And Into The Sunshine

Everyone knows how beneficial it is to get a certain amount of exercise per day but occasionally we need a bit of advice to make the right choice.

06/17/2013

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Best Places For Laser Hair Removal In DFW

Say goodbye to razors, tweezers and ingrown hairs, and hello to everlasting smooth, silky and clear skin with these top DFW laser hair removal locations.

06/11/2013

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Best Public Beaches For A DFW Summer Day

Within an hour’s drive, DFW folks can dip their toes in the cool, refreshing waters of many sandy shores and both reservoir and natural-spring fed lakes.

06/08/2013

A boy jumps into the waters of a swimming pool. (credit: Ali Yussef/AFP/Getty Images)

Area Drownings Bring Attention To Swim Safety

“Texas is now leading the nation in the number of children that we lose every summer,” says Jan Emler, founder of Emler Swim Schools. “It’s a terrible distinction for our state.”

05/28/2013

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