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Doctor insights on: How To Do A Flip Turn While Swimming

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Can i loose wait from swimming?

Can i loose wait from swimming?

Fat to Muscle: You may loose some weight but you will primarily turn fat into muscle. This is a healthy thing to do and the number on the scale may be about the same but you will be in better health and that will radiate out to others. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can I go swimming when I catch cold?

Can I go swimming when I catch cold?

Depends: Although you have a cold, it should not necessarily stop you from swimming. Are you real fatigued? That might be more of a problem than congestion etc. ...Read more

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Does swimming help a person get taller?

Does swimming help a person get taller?

No: There is no exercise, yoga, diet or med that makes you taller than your genetic potential. Once your growth centers close (16-17 in women) you cannot grow taller. ...Read more

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Is swimming in a pool every day dangerous?

No: There is no convincing evidence to show that swimming every day is dangerous or hazardous to your health. ...Read more

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What are the five foods not to eat before swimming?

What are the five foods not to eat before swimming?

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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Does swimming make you taller? how can i get taller?

Does swimming make you taller? how can i get taller?

NO: Swimming will not make you taller but exercise is very good for you and your heart. Your height is genetically programmed by your parents genes and your nutritional status. Wear taller shoes. ...Read more

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Is it ok i lose a fair amount of weight from swimming?

Is it ok i lose a fair amount of weight from swimming?

Yes: This site will let you figure out how much: http://www.Swimmingcalculator.Com/swim_calories_calculator.Php. ...Read more

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Wondering if it's ok to go swimming with a minor scrape?

Wondering if it's ok to go swimming with a minor scrape?

Yes: The scab protects you. Especially if it's open-water swimming, after you're done swimming, wash the scrape off carefully to remove any debris that may have stuck. ...Read more

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Can anyone lose a good amount of weight by just swimming?

Can anyone lose a good amount of weight by just swimming?

Yes: Swimming is a fantastic nonweightbearing exercise that is easy on the joints and will put your heart to work. Variation in endurance and speed training will help you burn the most calories for weight loss. Joining a swim group to help push you and get you into a routine also a good idea. Effective weight loss comes from a combination of both diet and exercise so don't forget the diet part. ...Read more

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Please advise if it's ok to wear a pad/liner while swimming?

Please advise if it's ok to wear a pad/liner while swimming?

No: This would allow vaginal discharge/ blood to seep into water. You could use a tampon or a menstrual cup when you swim. ...Read more

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What are the health risks of using public swimming pools, if any?

What are the health risks of using public swimming pools, if any?

Minimal: In a properly maintained public bathing facility, the biggest health risk is athletes foot from the locker room. However, if someone in the pool has bad diarrhea, for example, it is possible to get a nasty e. Coli infection from drinking the water. Similarly, if you are immunocompromised, it's possible to get things like legionarres disease from the moist air. But generally it's really safe. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if someone is high, will they have problems swimming?

Can you tell me if someone is high, will they have problems swimming?

Bad idea: Drugs and water can be a deadly combination. If your reflexes are diminished by the effects of drugs and/or alcohol, you may not be able to react in time and drown. ...Read more

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What are exercises/weights are good for improving your strength for swimming?

What are exercises/weights are good for improving your strength for swimming?

Shoulders: Swimmers often develop issues in their shoulders. Regularly working on your rotator cuff can prove beneficial in the long run. You also hear of many rotator cuff issues in throwing athletes... Familiarize yourself with the "thrower's 10" exercises. - http://www.Orthonc.Com/sites/default/files/forms/physical_therapy/sports_protocols/throwers_ten_exercise_program.Pdf. ...Read more

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Will adding swimming to my heavy lifting make me bigger, or will it stunt my growth?

Will adding swimming to my heavy lifting make me bigger, or will it stunt my growth?

Better: If you are 47 you are done growing. The swimming will make you better, as it will help stretch the muscles which you have constricted with the heavy lifting. Examine your rationale for the heavy lifting -- you will not keep it for life, and it's tough when the max gets less as you age. The lighter wt. And higher reps stays longer, more practical for everyday life, and better cardio results. ...Read more

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I almost never exercise before. Now i want to get started doing it. What is the best exercise for starter? Is swimming okay

I almost never exercise before. Now i want to get started doing it. What is the best exercise for starter? Is swimming okay

Swimming is great.: Swimming is wonderful. Weight lifting with low weights and simple walking are fine. Shoot for thirty minutes about 5 times per week. Get your hr up to about 160 beats per minute. ...Read more