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I'm a swimmer. What are the best excersises to get a flat stomach quickly?

I'm a swimmer. What are the best excersises to get a flat stomach quickly?

Abs: To tighten ab's do crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on your back. Engage in regular aerobic exercise (i.e., running, swimming, nordic track, bicycling, kickboxing, walking, cross country skiing, hiking, etc.). ...Read more

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Is bcaa good and safe for swimmers and when should I take it? , I want to ask about the best and safe supplements that should I take as a swimmer ?

Is bcaa good and safe for swimmers and when should I take it? , I want to ask  about the best and safe supplements that should I take as a swimmer ?

Don't overthink it: As a swimmer, and triathlete myself, I can tell you that supplements don't make or break you. It's a huge moneymaking industry that does very little good. At best, you can find something that's not harmful. Best bet is to eat balanced meals with protein and minimal processed sugars. I do use recovery supplements after heavy workouts. I find they reduce muscle soreness somewhat. ...Read more

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I ask about what is the best and safe vitamins or supplements should I take as a swimmer ? cause I am a professional swimmer in Egypt national team

I ask about what is the best and safe vitamins or supplements  should I take as a swimmer ? cause I am a professional swimmer in  Egypt national team

None: Performance enhancing steroids and others will get you in trouble. Eat a variety of greens, fruits, vegetables. Load with carbs well before any endurance event. No vitamin pill will do you any good. There are thousands of beneficial molecules in food not found in any pill. Spend your money on something worthwhile. ...Read more

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What the best nutrition system for swimmers ?

What the best nutrition system for swimmers ?

Textbook : I am happy you are a successful athlete but you keep asking us questions that are so broad they would take a book to respond. We only have 400 characters here. Perhaps you should find other source for these important but lengthy answers. ...Read more

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What is the best therapy of swimmers' shoulder?

What is the best therapy of swimmers' shoulder?

Inflammation: Overuse injuries respond best with rest, ice and nsaids. Therapy helps with strengthening and range of motion. If things are not improving consider a cortisone injection. ...Read more

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What is the best over-the-counter medication for an ear infection/swimmers ear?

What is the best over-the-counter medication for an ear infection/swimmers ear?

Any of them: Any of the otc swimmers ear solutions should help to clear it up. If not working be seen for antibiotics. ...Read more

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What is the best home remedy for swimmers ear? I'm traveling- olive oil? Half white vinegar half rubbing alcohol? Other?

What is the best home remedy for swimmers ear? I'm traveling- olive oil? Half white vinegar half rubbing alcohol? Other?

Alcohol and vinegar: Alcohol and vinegar in equal parts is the classic recipe from lakeside summer camps. The alcohol disinfects the ear, displaces the water, and evaporates quickly at body temperature. The vinegar restores the normal acidic pH of the skin and prevent fungal growth. Do not use any over the counter drops if you may have a perforated eardrum or a tube in the ear. ...Read more

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Whats swimmer's itch?

Whats swimmer's itch?

Swimmer's itch: Swimmer's itch is an itchy rash caused by certain parasites that normally live in freshwater snails and sometimes on waterfowl. On warm, sunny days, these parasites can be released into mainly fresh water or occasionally salt water. During your swim, the parasites might burrow into your skin, where they cause the swimmer's itch rash. But humans aren't suitable hosts for them, so the parasites die. ...Read more

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What is swimmer's itch like?

What is swimmer's itch like?

Swimmer's itch: Swimmer's itch is an itchy rash caused by certain parasites that normally live in freshwater snails and sometimes on waterfowl. On warm, sunny days, these parasites can be released into mainly fresh water or occasionally salt water. During your swim, the parasites might burrow into your skin, where they cause the swimmer's itch rash. But humans aren't suitable hosts for them, so the parasites die. ...Read more