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6 Burning Questions for Olympic Swimmer Natalie Coughlin

The Olympian answers all of our swimming qs, from how to properly fuel up to whether it's ever cool to pee in the pool.

How Sucking at a Sport Made Me a Better Athlete

When drowning is a distinct possibility, even the most independent athletes need to ask for help.

The Best Alternative Workout for Every Type of Athlete

Get faster, stronger and fitter with the best cross-training for your sport.

The Fun Swim Workout for a Full-Body Burn

Burn fat, build muscle, and tone your core with a pool circuit worth getting your hair wet for.

6 Ways to Revive Damaged Hair Post-Swim

Forget #beachhairdontcare, and follow these tips to avoid damaged hair.

The Gross Parasite Found in Swimming Pools

Reports of contracting cryptosporidium from pools and lakes are growing, reports the CDC.

Post-Pool Beauty Tips from Olympian Dara Torres

Go from waterlogged to picture-perfect in minutes with this post-pool beauty routine from Olympic medalist Dara Torres.

Female Athlete Sets World Swimming Record

Alia Atkinson becomes the first black female to set a world swimming record and grab gold at the championships.

Beat the Winter Blues with a 60-Minute Interval Swimming Workout

Two-time olympic swimmer, Elizabeth Beisel, shares a fast-paced interval exercise plan that burns off calories and keeps things challenging in the pool.

Oprah Winfrey Gives Thanks, Jessica Chastain Talks Being Bullied, and Padma Lakshmi Packs a Punch

In the new issue of her namesake magazine, the star spills on starting her day right.

All You Need to Swim Confidently in the Ocean

Transition from the pool to open water with these triathlete-tested tips.

25 Tips from Top Swim Coaches

Elite coaches share must-know techniques and insider tips to help you feel comfortable and confident in the water.

Summer Water Workout

Turn your lazy day at the pool into a calorie-burning, high-intensity workout, no swimming required!

4 Scary Things That Could Happen in a Pool or Hot Tub

Summer might be right around the corner, but these hidden warm weather dangers are freaking us out.

8 Reasons to Start Swimming

Let everyone else fight over the treadmills, weights, and space in yoga class. Swimming is all you need to burn calories and tone every muscle.

The Secrets to Success in Any Workout

Experts reveal the No. 1 thing you must do in order to see better, faster results from your favorite ways to exercise.

6 Important Muscles Exercisers Ignore

No workout is perfect. I.D. the areas you’re unknowingly neglecting and learn the fixes to score your dream body faster.

SHAPE’s 3-Month Triathlon Training Plan

Everything you need to swim, ride, and stride to the finish of your first triathlon.

Why We're Obsessed with Surfer Kiana Fores

The O'Neill team rider talks about her fave beauty products, go-to smoothie, and love of her sport.

Sports Swimsuits to Flatter Your Every Curve

All flatter your every curve and stay in place while you swim, surf, sprint, and more.

8 Low-Impact Workouts That Still Burn Major Calories

Sidelined with an injury? Keep seeing results with these joint-friendly workouts.

A Pinnable Pool Workout

Beat the heat and feel the burn with this 30-minute swimming routine you can pin, print, and bring to the pool

Swimmer Ye Shiwen Accused of Doping

After setting two world records this week, 16-year-old Chinese swimmer Ye Shiwen faces accusations of doping.

Songs to Swim Yourself Slim

Beat the heat and feel the burn with this 30-minute mix.

The Best Swimsuits to Flatter Every Figure

10 spectacular silhouettes with savvy tips for every body type.

Summer Sanders Talks Staying Fit After the Olympics

The athlete-turned-sports commentator on life after the Olympic games.