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Swimming Workouts For High School
Can you tell me in air force sere school how much swimming is require and what kind of maneuvers do they have you do?
This is a medical: site. This should give you a better idea: http://www.baseops.net/militarybooks/usafsurvival.html ...Read more
My daughter doesn't want to go to school and they're doing swimming lessons and she can't swim but everyone else can she doesn't want to be left out?
You may get stains: If you wear a pad instead of a tampon, water will be soaked up into your pad and it won't be able to absorb the blood that is coming out so you may get blood on your swimsuit. However, not much blood usually comes out when you're swimming. If you do get blood on your swimsuit, it will come out if you rinse it right away with cold water. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
School nurse needs advise on excusing girls from swimming during menses when student won't use tampons. Big pushback from PE staff.
Oh my.....: Teaching staff absolutely cannot dictate a girl's choice in this matter. Humiliating a girl into wearing a tampon or bleeding everywhere is unacceptable. To deter abuse of the privilege by students, a good compromise may be not an excuse from PE, just from swimming. They can dress out in shorts/tee and sit poolside if needed to attend class.Forcible use of tampons is assault. Humiliation is abuse ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My daughter burnt her arm on a glue gun ( about the size of a bean) she popped the blister at school right afterwards and has swimming lessons tonight?
Healthy diet: What you eat is the most important component of weight loss. There is no easy way to lose weight only dedication and discipline. Avoid simple sugars, sugary drinks, and eating closer than 2 hours before bed time. Eat 5 or six small meals throughout the day instead of one or two big ones. More of your calories should be consumed in the morning instead of the evening. ...Read more
I am a high school sports player looking to improve my workouts, is there any pre/post workout supplements that are healthy to take and work?
I am a swimmer on my high school team and during workout my chest gets tight and i get out to breathe and become dizzy. Why?
Is it safe to take b vitamins and eat a protein bar every morning and still eat 2 portioned meals throughout the day with fruit i also work 5 days out of the week am a high school senior and workout every night cardio and some strength training to try and
Food for breakfast: I'd prefer you eat a regular healthy breakfast and use the protein bar as an in-between meal supplement. Bars are a good quick source of nutrition but shouldn't replace whole nutritious foods. And the B complex vitamins with breakfast would be fine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Me and my friend are both 16 an play lacrosse in high school. We are both thinking about buying pre-work out. Will it help us preform better.
Not likely to help: There is nothing magic about workout diet supplements, vitamins, etc. There are no shortcuts to athletic performance. Eat a normal diet to maintain weight (perhaps with increased carbs before events and practice), follow your coach's workout recommendations, and practice, practice, practice. Don't waste money on stuff like this. ...Read more
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