Anti-Chlorine Article Archive

Goodbye Chlorine’s article archive.

A Long Swim (ALS)
5,000 + people have reached the summit of Mt. Everest. 50,000 people will complete an Ironman Triathlon this year. But only about 1,800 people have successfully swum across the English Channel. Doug McConnel is one of them. Crossing the English Channel is an incredible feat of human endurance. To finish, Doug had to: Swim 30 milesLast 14.5 hoursBattle through 5 ft wavesEndure 62 degrees F water temperature, 47 degrees F air temperature But like most tales of human endurance, the race is only a small part of the story. As Doug says, this was a team success and the lessons ...
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doubts are traitors self-talk
We all have it: An inner dialogue. This self-talk is dominated by fear and doubt. It's programmed into our reptilian brain because risk-mitigation is a survival tool. Controlling your inner dialogue is perhaps the most fundamental secret of success. William Shakespeare was able to describe and help us understand what most people intuitively knew and felt. Here is a favorite passage from his play Measure for Measure. He says so succinctly why self-doubt is deadly. “Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win, by fearing to attempt.” In the following video, Les Brown and ...
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strive to be your best
Jordan Peterson, who is a Canadian clinical psychologist and a professor of psychology at the University of Toronto, has spend considerable time studying the assessment and improvement of personality and performance. I think it's safe to say that most, if not all, of today's leading self-improvement authors say that you should have a plan and work your plan. Or to say it differently, have goals and consistently work towards achieving them. It's reinforcing for me to hear Jordan Peterson describe these same ideas, but in his terms. There is a lot to unpack in this video, but he describes having ...
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chlorine safety tips
ABC15 in Arizona reports on how to protect yourself from chlorine this summer. Experts at Arizona's Integrated Health Center say that, "Chlorine even in small amounts, can be harmful over time leading to irritated skin, rashes and even premature aging." Before you swim, the center recommends: Wet your skin with fresh waterUse a pre-swimming lotion These steps, they claim, create a barrier between your skin and the chlorinated water. If you spend extended amounts of time in the swimming pool, it's hard (if not impossible) to keep the chlorine from attaching to your body. We recommend using our anti-chlorine products ...
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Arnold Schwarzenegger, vision success
Achieving a high level of success in one area of your life is challenging enough. But what about Arnold Schwarzenegger who reached the pinnacle in bodybuilding, acting and politics? When he has something to say about success, we should all take note. He's known for pithy one-liners in his movie roles, but this video is quite shrewd. After watching it, you realize that his success was no accident. He worked hard, had terrific work habits and stayed focused on what he wanted. Here are Arnold's 5 Rules for Success Have a vision (goal). People don't become successful by accident. Just ...
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Daniel Tammet savant brain power
Savants are those types of people who have a particular talent. They are generally considered genius and are likely socially dysfunctional. Dustin Hoffman played a savant in the movie Rain Man, and his character inspired by Kim Peek the real life Rain Man . Kim Peek is considered a mega-savant and had incredible memory retention and recall. Although he could, and did, memorize volumes of information, he lacked basic motor skills probably due to the way his brain was formed. You may have seen stories about musicians or artists who are genius' or prodigies in one area or another. Often ...
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swimmers shampoo hair
Goodbye Chlorine manufactures swimmers' shampoo and other anti-chlorine products for managing swimmers' hair and skin. Click here to see our entire product line, or our buyer's guide. Listen to the audio version of this article. Swimmers know that sticking to a regular workout schedule is good for your health, but terrible for your hair. Routine exposure to chlorinated swimming pools drys out your hair. It seems that no matter what shampoo you try, the chlorine just sticks. You can tell that the chlorine is still on you because you can smell it, and your hair becomes dry and brittle. Are ...
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gogoggins nothing is impossible
CAUTION: Video contains language not appropriate for some minors. David Goggins, would have never become a Navy SEAL, had it not been for overcoming his fear of the water. His story is rife with overcoming challenges, but overcoming his fear of the water was an important first step to his success. I was afraid of the water, terrified of the water. The fear overcame me ... I quit.David Goggins But Goggins started asking, "What if?" "What if I became a SEAL?" What if ... ?" He kept asking himself these questions and they enabled him to overcome the challenges that ...
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swimmer skin care
Goodbye Chlorine manufactures anti-chlorine products for swimmers' hair and skin. Click here to see our entire product line, or our buyer's guide. Listen to the audio version of this article. What is a good soap to remove chlorine from your skin? Look for soaps that have two qualities: They are made for swimmers and have chlorine removing ingredients in them.Moisturizing. A good soap will have a high content of glycerin which will moisturize your skin. Chlorine is drying and you need to get it off after swimming. Find a soap that both neutralizes chlorine and moisturizes your skin. This is ...
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swimmer hair care
Goodbye Chlorine manufactures anti-chlorine products for swimmers' hair and skin. Click here to see our entire product line, or our buyer's guide. Listen to the audio version of this article. How can I protect my hair while swimming everyday? These three steps will protect your hair from chlorine while swimming every day: Soak your hair in the shower. Your hair is like a sponge. If you wet your hair before swimming, it will soak up the shower water making it harder for the chlorinated swimming pool water to get in.Use an anti-chlorine conditioner. If you use an anti-chlorine conditioner like ...
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swimmers hair care
Goodbye Chlorine manufactures anti-chlorine products for swimmers' hair and skin. Click here to see our entire product line, or our buyer's guide. Listen to the audio version of this article. UPDATE: This post ended up being a lot more about conditioners than shampoos. In brief: We recommend most people try using only an anti-chlorine conditioner after swimming. If you need more chlorine-removing power, try using an anti-chlorine shampoo and conditioner together. What is the best shampoo to get the chlorine out of hair? Shampoo that is made for removing chlorine is the best for getting chlorine out of your hair ...
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swimming cap
Goodbye Chlorine manufactures anti-chlorine products for swimmers' hair and skin. Click here to see our entire product line, or our buyer's guide. Listen to the audio version of this article. If you've been to a swimming pool, you've probably seen a variety of swimming caps. Have you wondered why people wear them, what they are for and if you should be wearing one too? In this article, we take a look at all aspects of swimming caps and answer your most pressing questions. Why do swimmers wear caps? Primarily, swimmers wear swimming caps to protect their hair from the chlorine ...
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swimmers hair, skin care
Goodbye Chlorine manufactures anti-chlorine products for swimmers' hair and skin. Click here to see our entire product line, or our buyer's guide. Listen to the audio version of this article. Who is this for? If you've arrived to this page, you are probably wondering how to remove chlorine from your body and hair. If so, you've found the right place. We are experts at removing chlorine and on this page we will give you our product recommendations, tips and tell you how to purchase our products at the best discount. Chlorine is Sanitizing and Damaging Chlorine is sanitizing and drying ...
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shampoo swimmer
Goodbye Chlorine manufactures shampoo for swimmers' hair and other anti-chlorine products made for swimmers. Click here to see our entire product line, or our buyer's guide. Listen to the audio version of this article. You may be swimming 3 or 4 times a week and wondering how elite swimmers who are in the pool 9 to 12 times per week manage all of the chlorine exposure? The typical portrayal of swimmers with slim bodies, wide shoulders and frizzy hair is nearly accurate. It used to be that they had frizzy hair. Now they are able to keep their hair looking ...
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not big on excuses, mark cuban
Mark Cuban is a successful American entrepreneur and investor. He is a household name due to his appearances on the TV reality show "Shark Tank". His business career reaches back in to the early 1980's and his first notable success came in 1990 when he sold MicroSolutions for $6 million. He earned approximately $2 million on the deal. His career has skyrocketed since then and he has become one of the most noteworthy modern entrepreneurs. Here is a compilation by Evan Carmichael, Cuban's 10 Rules: Now is the time. There is never a perfect time to start (a business), but ...
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moisturizer swimmers
Goodbye Chlorine manufactures anti-chlorine products for swimmers' hair and skin. Click here to see our entire product line, or our buyer's guide. Listen to the audio version of this article. There is so much to love about swimming. Whether you're a competitive elite athlete, or a recreational swimmer the weightless feeling of gliding through the water may never grow old. Thankfully, you're gliding through sanitized water. It's a love-hate relationship we have with chlorine. I think I'm speaking for swimmers throughout the world when I say we love it that chlorine keeps our swimming pool water clean, and we hate ...
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jordan peterson schedule, routine
Here is some motivation today provided by Jordan Peterson who is a Canadian clinical psychologist and a professor of psychology at the University of Toronto. He begins by reminding us of how much time the average person wastes in a day. Before you read on, ask yourself this question: How much time do I waste each day? Make a mental note of the number. Peterson says, "I often ask undergraduates how many hours a day you waste, or how many hours a week you waste? The classic answer is 4-6 hours a day. ... That's 25 hours a week, 100 ...
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wake up early
Joey from his Better Ideas vlog talks about being busy vs. being productive. How many people do you know who are always busy, but never seem to get anything done? Do you feel like you are constantly busy jumping from one distraction to another? Are you constantly interrupted and beginning more projects than you are finishing? Joey has two tips to get you back on track: Start waking up early in the morning. Use that morning as productivity time when you aren't distracted.Shorten your to-do list. From your entire list, pick the most important things on your list and do ...
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swimmers shampoo, products swimmers use
Goodbye Chlorine manufactures swimmers' shampoo and other anti-chlorine products for swimmers' hair and skin. Click here to see our entire product line, or our buyer's guide. Listen to the audio version of this article. Swimmers' shampoo is one of the go-to products avid swimmers use to win the battle against chlorine. Read on and we'll show you two great swimmers' shampoos as well as some other products you may want to try. Does your hair feel dry and crunchy? Are you wondering how some avid swimmers are able to keep their hair looking terrific while yours looks like the stereotypical ...
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chlorine silent killer
Swimming World's college intern Olivia McKelvey raises the question: Is Chlorine Hurting Swimmers More than it is Helping Them? Her conclusion is there are some real and at least annoying health consequences of swimming, but the health benefits outweigh the problems. Avid swimmers have dealt with these issues since the use of chlorine in swimming pools. She outlines three issues: 1. Asthma or "Chlorine Cough", 2. Dry skin and 3. Decaying teeth. Here's an interesting excerpt from her article, "One particular study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine found that swimmers are at a higher risk for bronchial ...
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