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Can swimming help you lose weight?

Swimming helps to lose weight, because swimming is an aerobic exercise, and long-term swimming has the effect of losing weight. People who need to lose weight are generally heavier. If they spend a lot of time on land for a long time, they may damage their joints and are prone to fatigue and injury. Swimming can avoid joint and muscle damage due to the buoyancy of water. Swimming is a systemic exercise, which can make all parts and joints of the human body get a comprehensive and balanced exercise, which can evenly consume fat, strengthen muscles, and make the body shapely and fit.

In addition, in addition to losing weight, proper swimming can also relax the body and mind, and the respiratory muscles will also be exercised, which can help improve and develop respiratory function, promote metabolism, enhance the body's ability to adapt to changes in the external environment, and resist cold. ,prevent disease.


However, using swimming to lose weight requires long-term persistence and gradual progress:


1. Long-term persistence: Swimming to lose weight requires a certain time basis to gradually consume the long-term accumulated fat. Long-term regular swimming, such as swimming more than 3 times a week for 1 month, can see the weight loss effect;


2. Step by step: Swimming must gradually transition from short-term, small amount of exercise to moderate-intensity exercise. You can gradually increase the amount of exercise from 10 minutes to 30 minutes. Don't be in a hurry to avoid getting too tired.

In addition, during the period of using swimming to lose weight, you should also pay attention to controlling your diet reasonably, do not eat too much fried, high-sugar, and high-cholesterol foods, but you should not control your diet too much, or even go on a diet, otherwise it will affect your health.


A medical examination is required before swimming. Swimming is not recommended when suffering from lung disease. Swimming is also prohibited after meals, when hungry, and during menstruation. At the same time, the swimming venue needs to be evaluated to ensure that the water temperature is suitable and the water quality is clean to avoid infection.




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