Sherr: Swimming is a Metaphor For Life
Author Liz Sherr on her new book “Swim” and its benefits in life.
- Duration 7:49
- Date Apr 18, 2012
Author Liz Sherr on her new book “Swim” and its benefits in life.
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-- why we love the water please welcome -- excellent program.
And shared market -- good morning John -- our interview with you I'm wonderful thanks you love -- lord god amounts and not what Hollywood to boulders Erica thanks I am I feel good and who's -- a lot.
So -- -- for drama about a as a news.
Partial truth yes sir -- time -- the -- of top Echelon tools LaMont.
What when your first heard about some Secret Service agents.
And therefore it lost just assume for sake of this conversation.
About what we have heard -- -- -- -- Disgusting.
There they go again.
And by -- -- again.
God I hate to say -- but I will man -- you know that's just what happens.
And and you know really wonder how come there are more women in the Secret Service guess what it wouldn't happen if they were more women in the Secret Service just a thought just a thought.
-- of course.
I'm not sure -- -- growth.
Yeah you read about these kinds of thing -- it has to do mostly.
With -- yes there are women who abused all sorts of things including the opposite sex but.
Really you wouldn't have had a scandal like.
What our sector about when thereabouts is scandals -- -- have to Croatian -- -- -- Eliot Spitzer.
Hello which -- governor for -- for a -- remain so he had to be part of about it -- bush -- his -- anger.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- think that relive the horror spine prospect.
Of some intellectually -- eligible students slipping through their products.
About what does president god bless him.
Well this is that -- excuse me that that this scenario from this if you wanted to -- get beyond Lee Harvey -- it's a Manchurian candidate possibility.
Thank goodness nothing happened there is no reason to believe from any of the reporting that there's anything sinister about this other than what it was which was just six and and and and a lot of guys gone out for for women.
But think Manchurian candidate kind of thing somebody controlling he could make a plot the big great novel and at this moment to reflect for us is first time -- 2000 announced.
Do you think.
I don't think that.
Nobody does anything like this for the first time when they're at that point in their in their lives and their careers of -- it isn't the first of its first and they got caught.
I'm better off veterans from -- Not only better off for the country and for the presidency but I've referred to swimming I think it's that second best way to -- -- It it's it's good for you it's really -- -- -- water.
Well you don't wonderful -- and -- of course not notes for after John afterward to go to so I'm cautious on.
I normally swim every day but in the winter not quite so much -- I miss my swim this morning because I came here -- usually swim at 6 in the morning.
And I thought and they'll be cutting a little close -- I love to swim it's just.
Its -- the best full body massage can get its the cheapest anti depressant -- get it just feels good.
Exercise in general.
There's a Great Depression it is do you swim -- all -- no I don't.
I know how to swim right and how come you don't swim.
Water under the -- OK but all I've done a thousand.
Seven consecutive -- all the trouble.
That's seriously impressive and I know it's good for you and good for your heart and -- all the parts of your body but I would suggest you.
That swimming is even better for you it's a better it exercises every major muscle group and it.
You can do it as you get -- dare I say it LL DER.
Always I am yeah well are we all are working -- -- we're gonna slam.
You could swim there are many indoor pools in this great city rather intervals are -- other people want to use it but I.
You need to -- well so far build yourself and wonderful -- no problem with that.
Correct or by the way if -- women that river.
Or you could go out to Coney Island you know at least there's people that swim every Sunday all year round at Coney Island you know people in a -- I I you know I heard that here I got a -- -- -- -- Do know that there is no known substance.
That you can put into the -- that will detect whether somebody has -- in the pool.
It's admits it doesn't exist I no yeah everybody grew up and there's all those movies and can't do it unfortunately hundred rental Barca -- us.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- There's a lot of great stuff history goes back to pre history do you -- the Julius Caesar was a really strong -- once more is that way.
Benjamin Franklin was a great swimmer invented some swimming.
Swimming just goes on forever there's great songs about swimming in the Arab myths about swimming -- that swimming is in the -- -- The Jewish man I don't none no doubt they're instructed to teach their sons how to swim.
Unfortunately not their daughters but you know that was -- -- -- that's when they -- that Muslims also are told to teach their children how to swim.
If it goes back way back and you know what it really is it's and it's a metaphor for life swimming is.
It's it's conquering.
Everything if you can swim if you can take care yourself for the quarter you could not only keep yourself from drowning which -- could probably get through a lot of life things that you couldn't do otherwise.
They're probably -- gonna probably.
There are a 100% correct.
The problem would be the bottom line just try to -- negative about some aspect.
Of beta availability of animals that.
It and it it that you have to ask for pools but you know what there's YMCA's all over the place there's rec centers.
And a lot more people are swimming in open water which is what I did.
Last summer I did a big swim.
I am I slammed from Europe to Asia in a big raced across.
-- it's true it's true it's all about.
I slam of a body border called the hellish -- it's now called the dark knows it's in western Turkey separates Europe from its like the boss first only further down or sure where we're learn.
Okay how many miles it is -- well I summer around four miles.
And -- I -- my age group.
Congratulation I got a metal -- picture in the book of me with my -- I think we gave it to you.
-- again I got a metal there I am with my metal that water bottle and then and I swam over bring in our cameramen category -- Way too much information -- however.
-- -- -- -- your Mohamed let me back up let me back up and can I just say that it was fun and swimming is just plain fun.
-- -- book for a couple of reasons launches a marvelous moment.
And an enormously talented.
And the book is called -- why we're love the -- Water and asked one of the things under law travel.
Sit -- and and -- of front on.
The notion of trying to solve now but under -- effects of the salt water lawmakers on missile on him.
Alone in rushed or taxes those -- looking -- to water but.
Well you could have a pool.
In New Mexico you -- models arise rentals are great aren't -- quarterly infinity pool has been an important aspects.
Aren't they beautiful so I think swimming pools or gorgeous I think.
You know David Hockney member of you know all those wonderful paintings he did with all -- The blue water in -- I don't know he really.
He really makes you understand what a -- is the movement of the water I just love swimming pools but I like -- to.
Very nice to senator Locke proposed book recommended -- go to.
But I don't I recommend recommend a girl bookstore except their out of it's been nearly out of -- systems.