Fitness Friday: Olympic inspiration

Let’s watch Swimming and the most inspirational athlete for me is all of Olympian Swimmers!

that cynking feeling

The opening ceremonies for the 2016 Summer Olympics will be held tonight. We haven’t watched network TV since the digital transition began in 2009 so I won’t be watching the games.

I was remembering summer games of the past, however, as I swam in our community pool the other night. I was wondering what I look like from above. It’s hard to appear graceful and sleek while dodging pool noodles and toddlers sporting floaties. Plus, I’m no Michael Phelps. My form, never swim-team-worthy, has gotten rusty over the years. I get distracted trying to keep an eye on Philip. I flail to a gasping stop at the pool edge since I’ve lost my ability to do an underwater turn. No need to time me down to 1/100 of a second either.

But does that matter? No. I can still find inspiration in medal-worthy athletes. I won’t spend hours training as they do…

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