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Different Synchronized Swimming Techniques
I would like to ask if their is any best way or technique for swimming you can advice specially as having scoliosis. Thank you?
Does swimming reduce chest and belly fat? I just know the freestyle technique and I really need to reduce my fat in 2 months time.
I went swimming and my ears got blocked with water . I tried some techniques of removing but none worked so I bought eardrops and my ear is blocked?
Swimmer's ear?: The water is trapped because of the surface tension keeping the water in. Try a couple of drops of rubbing alcohol. If this does not work, you will need to see your doctor about it. Do note that many long-term swimmers and surfers developed protrusions in the ear canals which may impede water drainage. When severe, they may need to be surgically removed). ...Read more
Not best choice: Depending on severity of the cut and its state of healing, swimming in a freshly-chlorinated pool may be safe, but still irritating (and thereby potentially more scarring) for a not-yet-sealed cut. In a dirty pool, hot tub, or river/lake/ocean there are many nasty bacteria that could potentially cause an infection and a much worse problem and scar. Wait until healed, and use a high spf sunscreen! ...Read more
Subscience: Most advice about "what to eat and not to eat" is subscience. I'm a swimmer and looked around online for the origin of this tale -- it turned out to be warning not to be drunk or eat something that will make you pass a lot of intestinal gas or that adds a lot of weight just before a competitive swim meet. The tale about not eating before a recreational swim doesn't seem evidence-based. ...Read more
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