If you’re wondering how you stack up on the fitness scale, take this test and find out. If you don’t make the grade at least you’ll know where you stand, and you can start to improve. The test was created by Robert Reames, a nationally recognized fitness expert and author of
Since I recently joined a gym with a lap pool, I decided to give swimming fitness a try. I had learned to swim a little as a kid and have swum a little here and there through the years, but, I’ve never did any swimming for distance, exercise, or competition.
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