Ocean swimmers often wax lyrical about the benefits of a regular dip in the salt water.
Our study is the first to directly show that swimming, aqua-aerobics and other water workouts offer as many benefits to cardiovascular health as exercising in a gym.
Whale breaches and tail slaps look great from a distance. But they can pose a threat if you want to get up close and swim with these giants of the ocean.
People ate on average 142 calories more after swimming than they did on their rest day.
Following the Chinese swimmer's eight-year ban, FINA must examine its governance and follow the example set by athletics and tennis to investigate and prosecute doping.
Swimming lessons can save lives. Here's what your child should ideally be able to do in the water at different stages of their development.
The pool and the beach have become acceptable spaces to bare all, but how did we get here?
Over the coming weeks, we will be publishing a series of stories on why public pools matter - to the economy, to social well-being and to our shared history. But we also want to hear from you.
Weeks out from summer, new research says there is no evidence shark nets keep us safe from sharks.
Recent reports describe people dying from infections caused by flesh-eating bacteria. But that doesn't that mean you can't still enjoy time at the beach frolicking in warm water.
Ligandrol is used to help repair and build mass and is banned for use by professional athletes because it can give a competitive advantage.
The protests against Sun Yang at the world championships highlight the problems with the system set up to protect the sport from doping.
Why swimmers are protesting against China's Sun Yang at the World Championships.
Municipal swimming pools flourished in the 20th century. But too often, their success was based on the exclusion of African Americans.
All Australians aged 13-17 are encouraged to do 60 minutes of physical activity a day.
Summer time and time to cool off in a pool or lake? The statistics reveal that race complicates the issue: in the U.S., Black people drown at five times the rate of white people.
Community proposals for public swimming pools are popping up all over the country. But individuals need to work with governments to ensure these projects actually get off the ground.
Diving without oxygen tanks requires you to enact some very weird and very strange and not all that well understood physiological feats just to stay alive.
Summer may have come to an official end, but the plastics from your bathers might still be at the beach!
Cold water drowning kills many people every year. But can it also provide curative benefits? We asked an expert.