Swimming Essays

The Swimmer by John Cheever

The Swimmer is a short story by John Cheever of Massachusetts. He was born in 1912 and lived until 1982. Cheever won the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize. He did not have a formal education, never having graduated from college. Cheever was a notorious alcoholic and a known homosexual, though not out to the public. The Swimmer, like many of Cheever’s stories, takes place in the suburbs. He specialized in tales of middle-class Americas living their version of…

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Swimming

Physical demands of swimming are/power to pull yourself through the water quickly, flexibility to perform the different strokes properly, CRE to push your body harder for longer, LME because your arms and legs are constantly working. Reaction time determines how quickly you react to the start of a race, co-ordination/timing to perform strokes properly, motivation is needed in the longer distance swims e.g. 800.1500,determination you won’t win a race if you don’t want it, confidence you need to be confident…

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Swimming Is a Perfect Exercise

The contemporary society is characterized by a laid-back lifestyle and unhealthy habits. Because of the advancement made in transportation and technology, people are getting less exercise and fat burning activity. In addition to this lifestyle, people nowadays had been dependent on the popular fast food meals because they are relatively cheap, fast and convenient. With these changes, increase in unhealthy population has occurred and people have been more prone to various diseases because of this unhealthy way of living. Thus,…

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Instruction

Sport is a very important part of life of many people. Even though most of the people don’t become outstanding athletes, they still devote lots of time to watching sports on TV and playing them themselves when they have time. One of the most popular kinds of sports nowadays is tennis, and many guys and girls devote lots of time to playing it. The most thrilling part of tennis is taking part in competitions and competing with other tennis players….

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