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UnderDog PFDs, Like humans, some dogs are better swimmers than others. And like all swimmers, they will eventually tire. Even a good swimmer might be disoriented from the shock of falling in the water. Most pet life jackets are designed to keep the animal in a horizontal swimming position. The UnderDOG is different. By moving 90% of the effective buoyancy under the chest and neck, the vest is designed to allow a more natural swim angle with the hind legs lower than the front.

from LIVESTRONG.COM

Backstroke Swimming Techniques

The backstroke should be part of every good swimmer's repertoire. Swimming backstroke can be relaxing and is less strenuous than other strokes, such as freestyle and butterfly, given that your head is never submerged. If you have back problems, the backstroke is an ideal swimming stroke to perform. Learning proper backstroke techniques can help you...

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from Brain Pickings

The Hidden Brain: How Ocean Currents Explain Our Unconscious Social Biases

“Those who travel with the current will always feel they are good swimmers; those who swim against the current may never realize they are better swimmers than they imagine.”

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from Brain Pickings

The Hidden Brain: How Ocean Currents Explain Our Unconscious Social Biases

“Those who travel with the current will always feel they are good swimmers; those who swim against the current may never realize they are better swimmers than they imagine.”