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A 38-year-old member asked:

Is swimming freestyle the best workout for your body than the other types of strokes?

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Dr. Tushar Patel
Radiology 27 years experience
Not always: As with all exercise, the body will adapt to it and become more efficient at it, and therefore give you less returns/results for your efforts. If all you did was freestyle, over time you would not get the same results as you did when you were beginning your freestyle program. Maybe you shouldn't abandon the other swinnimg strokes that you can perform.
Last updated Dec 8, 2015
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