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Is Going Swimming After A Workout Good
I have really strong asthma and i really don't do any workout. I wondered if swimming could be a good option?
I just went swimming can I go workout now or no bcuz there is chlorine on my skin will it affect my sweating?
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. ...Read more
I train tennis, swimming and also do workouts at home. Is it clever and safe to consume proteins (such as whey or similar) to get more muscles and mas?
Teen Boys: I am always amazed at the young men who ask this question. They are in the prime of their life and their bodies are usually perfect. So, i would say this is not 'clever'. But it is safe if you must try to grow 'bigger' muscles than nature intends. But, a 17 year old healthy young man often just needs to keep eating good food high in protein. ...Read more
I have a sever anxiety, it's affecting my swimming performance so i'am taking cipralex, is it going to make me swim better? Is it good or for muscles?
Well, there are no: Crystal balls here. The bottom line is that the escitalopram is prescribed to reduce your anxiety. It is not prescribed to help muscle function. If anxiety was effecting your performance negatively, then hopefully decreasing that anxiety will remove that obstacle. Really can't make promises about it making you a superior swimmer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not really: If they've been pierced recently it is best to allow 1-2 weeks for the piercing tract to heal before exposure to potential sources of infection. Salt water would be less worrisome than fresh water swimming but either can be a source of irritation and/or infection. Once the piercings have healed swimming should have no effect and is fine. ...Read more
Breathing discomfort, similar to after swimming in chlorinated pool. Normal?
Pulse ox/basic labs/ BMI good.
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