- Calorie burning depends on speed/distance, duration, and frequency.
- Strokes like the breaststroke are easier to maintain and may burn more calories than a couple of laps of freestyle since you may do the breaststroke for a longer period of time.
When you begin swimming, build up gradually.
When you do too much too soon, your risk of injury increases, even though swimming is a no-impact sport.
Start with one to three swims a week, for 10 to 30 minutes each. Each week, add another 5 minutes.
We stresses that it’s important to rest whenever needed. In the beginning, you may swim a lap, take a break, and swim another lap, continuing this pattern throughout the workout