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Water has a healing magic
Water has a healing magic

Photo: Lake Baikal I grew up living on stunning and unique Lake Baikal in Siberia, surrounded by magnificent mountains and wild, boundless taiga. Baikal is the deepest and most ancient lake on the planet, holding one-fifth of the world’s fresh water. In the pine forests of the north, white tigers prowl the shores and in […]

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You are only one swim away from a good mood
You are only one swim away from a good mood

For me as a former competitive swimmer, swimming always was and still is the best work out. I also discovered that being immersed in water is one of the best ways to relieve stress and tension. Whatever bad happened with you during the day, the fresh, clean, aqua blue water will wash your worries away. […]

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Snorkeling
Snorkeling

Snorkeling is one of the most fun ways to exercise and to see the beauty of the underwater world at the same time. Snorkeling itself improves overall strength and endurance, reduces stress, and burns about 300 calories an hour. It works out quads, hamstrings, calves, ankles, hip flexors, core, and shoulders. Snorkeling also increases our […]

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Kayaking
Kayaking
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Being active
Being active

It is not necessary to go to the gym in order to stay active. If you like to do it — it is great. If you don’t — there are so many other options to stay active.  Swimming, running, walking,  doing yoga, dancing, kayaking, playing tennis, you name it. What is important to do it […]

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The first step to a new you
The first step to a new you

It is summertime! It is a happy time! It is a beaching time! It is my favorite time because I can dive into the exquisite ocean that surrounds us on every shore. I love to swim in the turquoise sea, struggling with the current, fighting with the waves to the far reefs off Elbow Beach. […]

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