Sign up for
Kelly's Healthy Living eNewsletter

About

About Kelly

Kelly Bliss’ Story

 • A Journey

 • I Am Angry

 • Obstacles or Opportunities

 • Can't Get No Satisfaction

From Yo-Yo Dieting to Self-Care

Redefine the Problem (It's NOT Weight)

Lifestyle Coaching

YOU Can Work with Kelly

Self-care Phone Line

Chat Summaries

Kelly on Self-Care

Philly Healthy Eating with Bliss

Client Journals

Kelly Answers Your Questions

Self-Care Excerpts-Don’t Weight

Plus Size Fitness

What is Fitness with Bliss?

12 Different Plus Size Workouts

Which Workout For You?

Fitness Tip of the Day

Philly Fitness with Bliss Classes

Plus Size Fitness Professionals 

Fitness Excerpts-Don’t Weight

Healthy Eating

Kelly on Healthy Eating

Healthy Eating Tip of the Day

Your Online Workbook

Quick Success Check List 

This Week at a Glance

Check Your Seasonal Progress

Eating Excerpts-Don’t Weight

Success Stories

Healthy Eating Success

Fitness Success

Relationship & Self-Care Success

Submit Your Success Story!

eNewsletter

Current Issue

eNewsletter Past Issues

Sign-up or Change Address

Kelly’s Choice Shopping

Favorite Shopping

In the News

Kelly Bliss & Plus Size Yellow
   Pages In the News

Health Focus

Sleep Apnea Solutions

Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue

Depression Relief

Contact Me

Talk to Kelly

Media Contact Kelly

Public Speaking

Kelly Speaking at Your Event

Become an Affiliate

Join Kelly Bliss' Affiliate Program

Wholesale

Buy Kelly's Products Wholesale

 

 

> Back to Plus-Size Fitness Excerpts List

Plus-Size Fitness Excerpt from Don't Weight

Solutions to Swimming Problems!

I would like to share a set of solutions with you. As I mention each solution, you will be able to tell what very real problem might prevent a person from going to the pool for fitness. If you do not have any of these problems, then you will not need to try these solutions. If you find that you DO experience these problems and you find that some of these solutions might be useful, remember these ideas and try them out.

Solutions:

  • Buy a suit that fits, and has the support and coverage you need. Yes, the most common problem that gets in the way of water exercise is having a good bathing suit. With the advent of the Internet, you WILL be able to find the suit you want. You no longer have to rely on local stores. There are businesses on the Internet that specialize in bathing suits of ALL sizes. You are entitled to have a comfortable suit. Go get it for yourself!
  • Get a pair of water shoes. These shoes are great for protecting your feet from injury or infection. Often the no slip surface around a pool deck is very rough and can actually hurt the bottom of your feet. Another benefit of wearing water shoes is that you won't have to worry about catching athlete's foot. There is another function of water shoes that I only learned about this year. You know those big black stripes on the bottom of the pool? If you ever feel those stripes with your feet, you will find them to be extremely slippery. One of my clients was water walking in the shallow end of the pool. She stepped on a black stripe and her foot slipped out from under her. Because she was in shallow water, she fell with enough force to badly hurt her knee. Whether you choose to wear shoes or not, be careful stepping on those slippery black stripes in the shallow end of the pool.

©2011 Work It Out Inc., Plus Size Yellow Pages. Privacy Policy

Contents of site may be reprinted or distributed as long as the following statement is printed on every page:

By Kelly Bliss M.Ed., A.C.E. author of Don’t Weight, Eat Healthy & Get Moving NOW!
Call 610-394-2547, Email kelly@kellybliss.com
www.KellyBliss.com and www.PlusSizeYellowPages.com
Lifestyle Watchers ® and Fitness with Bliss™

Site Design by Rossello Solutions