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Swimming or running burns more calories?

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Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Depends entirely: On the vigor of the activity, but both should be quite effective.
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Swimming.: While running burns a lot of calories, all things being equal, swimming is considered the most effective form of cardiovascular exercise as it employs the whole body in constant muscular effort.

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