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Cruising for a Bruising

My family went on a holiday cruise... for 6 days! And, I have to admit I was a little worried about eating and gaining...

Orange Peel in the Swimming Universe

Orange Peel in the Swimming Universe by SwimmerJoe Truth or Joeism The orange peel is a super organic mesmerizic (That is a word in the Joe...

Shave and Taper Time

After a number of you got all over me today at the pool deck saying, "Where in the heck have you been lately on your...

The Way Superman Stands

Why does the incredible Superman stand the way he does?  Why are all super heroes standing with such massive size and great confidence? Remember the...

Dara Torres

This past weekend I went to listen to 5-time Olympian and fellow Gator swimmer alum Dara Torres.  She came to the Orlando Public Library...

Overcoming NEVER

It was May 16, 1999.  Jennifer Willis, nine months pregnant, had her life changed forever on this day when her car was smashed from...

Are You Doing More Than Anyone Else?

by SwimmerJoe Many times athletes get in an area where they feel they aren’t improving like they should, or they are seeing others pass them...

A Few More Pictures from Last Week

So like the blog says, running on the cruise wasn't a problem.  Here I am leaving for a 4 miler on Castaway Cay.  Pretty...

I am the Last Man Standing

I am the last man standing. I am it, the man, the last one in the pool. The one that out-waited everyone. The longest sitter and...

How Do You Warm Up Before a Race?

So? How do you warm up? Jog in place?  Eat a powerbar? Drink a smoothie?  Think about the race? NOPE. I just had a parent talk...