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Swimming is a popular sport that requires the use of the hands, legs and the abdomen to propel oneself forward in the water.
cooler water.most people prefer cooler water. as you swim, warmer water makes you hotter while swimming and many people feel sick. there is a limit to the temperature range a pool can be. cooler water are prefered because when you get hot swimming all those laps, you dont feel it as much because of …
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Answer To get the chlorine out of their hair. When you get out and dry off your skin becomes itchy Answer Swimming pools contain many bacterias and are unhealthy for the body. also as the swimmer i am i take showers because it gets the chlorine out of my hair and off my body. But also beca…
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5 meters at sheffield and coventry Last pool I dived into from a ten meter Olympic board was 16 feet deep. According to FINA (the international swimming regulatory body), the minimum depth for pool which allows 10m platform diving is 5m. Refer to the link below for the minimum dimensions (inc…
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The operative word here is "high" dive. 8' is the normal depth for an average pool with or without a dive board. With most dive boards in residential pools the depth would be closer to 9' or 10'. I am not certain as to the depth of a high dive platform but my thinking would be in the range of 20' de…
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all of the countries that were in Beijing i guess,
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She must avoid all exertion for 2 days, to avoid raising her blood pressure. She could resume training after 1 week, provided that she feels well.
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%DETAILS% Answer It's probably sore muscles. Swimming uses muscles that aren't usually used on a regular basis. It should get better over time. Your muscles will build up and become stronger and they won't be as sore.
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The top-of-the-line starting block is the Omega OSB11. Omega timing products are manufactured by Swiss Timing and are the 'gold standard' in competitive swimming equipment. For example, the OSB11 is the starting block used in FINA meets such as the Olympics and USA Swimming meets such as National Ch…
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Being a registered nurse / ex paramedic who has treated many patients with dehydration , I can tell you from experience..i am also an avid swimmer, both for fun and cardiovascular / health benefits. Just because you are wet while swimming , does not mean you can't fall victim to dehydration. The war…
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Recreational Swimming: There is no truly correct swimming outfit. Usually, though, a swim suit is worn by women/girls and swim trunks are worn by men/boys. Competitive Swimming: Competitive swimming on the other hand is much more strict. Unlike regular swimsuits, which are usually designed for t…
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Swimming is one of the most popular youth sports in the United States, and as gaining popularity as an adult sport because it is easier on the joints than land sports. This may be outdated, but a few years ago I read that swimming is actually the most popular sport in the United States for girls age…
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16 laps or 32 lengths if you were in a 50 meter Olympic size pool.
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I've done this many times...and all you have to do is dig under the deck till you get to the wall. it's not the easiest way but the only way without cutting up the crete. dig under and crawl into and clean it out around the pipe(don't forget to plug the return inlets and close your filter multi port…
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According to the British Swimming Association on hypo- and hyperthermia, physical exertion and water temperature, it is indicated that a swimmer is unlikely to suffer heat stroke in water at 37°C (98.6°F). This suggests facilities with leisure pools should be able to operate legally and sa…
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You should always check that your chlorine level has dropped back into the recommended range 1-3ppm. You can do this by using a test kit. When you shock a pool the chlorine goes sky high. Wait until it has returned to the correct level.
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The Mayo Clinic has an article on the various water temperatures. Answer: In my experience of working in health & fitness clubs over the past few years i have found that the ideal pool temperature depends on how vigorous the activity the groups are undertaking. I have found that the serious swi…
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middle lane it can be anything 4 5 6 then 5 would be the middle lane While training, it is a good idea to put fastest swimmers in a lane at on outside lane, and have the slowest in the outside lane at the opposite side of the pool (i.e. in a 6 lane pool, lane 1 is fast and lane 6 is slow, or visa v…
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Answer About 3,000,000,001 people watched the FREAKIN OLYMPICS!!!!!!!!!
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It depends in the standard of the simming race, for Olympic or World Championships then the pool has to have 10 lanes however only the middle 8 are used. For lesser competitions it depends on how many lanes the pool has, usually a minimum of 6 however for smaller and older pools which are very rare…
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One length is one lap. Webster's II New College Dictionary gives this definition in regard to swimming pools: "2.b. One complete length of a straight course, as in a swimming pool." I think the confusion comes from a swimmer being "lapped", which is a different term and has a different definition.…
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A lap can be either 25 meters or 50 meters. In the Olympics and major National events the swim 'long course' which means the pool is 50 meters in length. However, there are still short course swim meets and the pool is only 25 meters. If you are talking about a track lap, it is 400meters! 25 METERS…
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Swimming does not improve bone density because it is not a weight bearing exercise, however it is an excellent aerobic exercise and it is kinder on joints than many weight-bearing exercises. and your hair gets really like crappy because of the chlorine dries it out. Answerthere is always a chance …
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It does I think because I've been swimming for 8 years and I taller than my whole family almost that's what other people say. Swimming won't make you actually grow, but it can help stretch your spine, much like an inversion table. Uncompressing your spine may make you 1-2 inches taller.No. Swimmi…
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please refer to wiki entries regarding hypothermia and definition of comfort Really just depends on the person. Anything below 22C is too cold for me. The official FINA (world swimming organization) standards are that a competition pool should be 25-28 °C (77-82 °F). 25°C will feel quite cold t…
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An Olympic-sized pool is 50 meters long by 25 meters wide and runs to a depth of 2.0 meters. A mile is 5,280 feet, or 1,760 yards, which is the same as 1,609.344 meters. 1600 meters would require 32 lengths of the pool. To get to a full mile, an additional 9.344 meters would be required.  Th…
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No matter what stroke you do, you will be getting great exercise, but it's important to vary your workouts and to challenge yourself - avoid sticking to slow lap swimming, or you wont burn much at all!. Try to swim 3-4+ times a week and eat enough carbohydrates to fuel your muscles (e.g. pancakes fo…
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Answer An Olympic-sized pool is 50 meters long, so divide that in half and you have 25 meters, a distance that is frequently used by countries other than the US Answer 25 meters. It's used all over the world. There are only 2 sizes for swimmin pool competitions: 25 and 50 meters. 50 meters is t…
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It's hard to discribe!!! Basically, you just flutter kick while bringing one arm from your hip and into the air until it is by your head, then back to your side underwater while the other arm comes out of the water like the first one. It's very confusing at first, especially if you've never seen som…
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Answer You can tread water longer because your body is more bouyant in the salt water. You don't have to work as hard to keep afloat, so it takes longer to get exhausted to the same degree. However, another factor must be taken into consideration, and that's temperature. The colder the water,…
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Buoyancy in water can be due to a number of factors. The biggst one being the difference in physical makeup between men and women. When swimming the heaviest part of our body is our pelvis which is why we generally more inclined to be in an up right position in water. (Generally for people who rare…
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above ground is 18' round And "standard" sizes for in ground residential pools might be 15 x 30'; 18 x 36'; 20 x 40'. k 50 long course meters 25 short course meters
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"Swimming Mile" = 1650 Yards = 33 Laps (down and back)"Real Mile" = 1760 Yards = 36 Laps (down and back)33 laps (down and back) is equal to one "swimming mile", or a 1650. This figure based on standard YMCA 25 yard pool.A "Swimming Mile" (1650 above) is shorter than a "Real mile." If you want to sw…
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Depending on the age of the child I would generally start by lifting them slightly and going into the water forehead first and then goggles first. practice holding their breath for 6 seconds then breathing out.For an older child complaining that the water goes up their nose when doing freestyle this…
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Piercing You should wait 6-8 weeks after a navel piercing before you go swimming. While the salt in ocean water is better for keeping your piercing clean, it is still best to avoid the ocean for 6-8 weeks to avoid any bacteria. You also want to stay out of the pool (chlorine) for 6-8 weeks, as chl…
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50 meters.or 100m
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Benefits of SwimmingSwimming is like any other form of exercise. It can help strengthen both your arm and leg muscles and it's fun. Swimming has the benefit of exercising both upper and lower body at the same time. It also helps build stamina and circulation. Swimming is the only sport that utilizes…
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Remember that pregnancy is a major body change and most doctors/midwives would suggest that you let your body heal a minimum of one year, and really you should wait at least 2 years. Your body needs to be able to go back to the way it was pre pregnancy. Having too many pregnancies close together put…
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One length of the pool is one lap. Webster's II, New College Dictionary gives this definition in regard to pools: "2.b. One complete length of a straight course, as of a swimming pool." I think the confusion comes from a swimmer being "lapped", which is a different term with a different definition…
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There is 164 feet in an olympic-sized pool. That is 55 yards.
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Length of a Lap Pool A common lap of a pool is 50 meters internationally. Swimming competitions are generally held in 50m pools. Many colleges or well equipped facilities have pools that are 50 meters. A lap can be either 25 meters or 50 meters. In the Olympics and major National events they swim …
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Adavntages of swimmingSwimmming increases your heart rate and makes you fitter. Your upper and lower body strength is improved. Mainly the upper body strength because you are constantly moving your arms and legs in order to get from one end of the pool to another. Its great in summer because when it…
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No Jocks for SwimmersSwimmers do not wear jocks because they would just get in the way and hinder probably kicking mechanics. Answer:There is no way a jock would interfere with kickin or anything else a swimmer does. they are even less restrictive than a speedo. But the thing is a speedo will give …
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They are the same distance. Roughly 1600m ~ 1 mile. Swimming is a moderate intensity total body workout that concentrates more on the upper body and abdomen than lower body (legs). Running is a high intensity partial body workout that concentrates on the lower body and abdomen. Both are high-intensi…
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In my experience, in a 25 yard pool average mile times for a female are anywhere from 16:30 (minutes:seconds) to 19:00, and for males anywhere from 15:00 to 17:00. It's a bit different in an olympic pool because it's 50 meters and instead of the 1650 yards in the 25 yard pool, it's 1500 meters in th…
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Changes in SwimmingAt one time there were no goggles or caps, but now those are two of the most important things in swimming! Times have also changed, because back then they were slower for some reason! There are also more swimmers nationwide!To answer the question......Also the strokes have changed…
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Lap swimmers (former college, triathlete, and dedicated amateurs) tend to prefer a temperature between 76 and 79 degrees Fahrenheit. This range has proved to be most healthy for general lap swimming. Warmer pool temperatures lead to higher energy costs and higher pool chemical costs, since bacteri…
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Answer best swimming stroke for workoutthe best type of swimming for exercise is "freestyle" or Australian Crawl will give the best overall fitness workout. Mostly because there is no lull in the stroke, so while in motion there is no rest, and it causes the least amount of stress on sensitive muscl…
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Okay...i know that when i go to swim practice, i swim for a good hour and a half. i know that while im there(swimming constantly)i burn about 1200 calories. So, it doesnt matter how many laps you swim; its how long and how intense.Your very welcome,Grace KellyKatz5.....well if you want laps, you wou…
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It takes 21 minutes to swim a mile It takes 7 hours to bike 25 miles It takes 3 hors to run 6.2 miles
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Ian Thorpe won 3 golds and 2 silvers at the 2000 Sydney Olympics Games.
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It takes 10 laps in an 50m Olympic size swimming pool and 20 laps in a 25m long swimming pool. A lap = a length. It's confusing because on a track, a lap is an oval path around the track back to the starting point. A pool is a straight line vs an oval on a track so when you travel it's entire length…
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Answer Shower or bathe to wash off the chlorine, then apply a cortisone cream, you might be allergic to the chlorine. Oral benadryl might help. If no improvement, go tp the ER/ Answer When you swim in a pool during the day the sun reflects off the water so a burn is more likely to occur to th…
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Answer keep trying you practice on trampolines with the harnesses on
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Speed of a swimmer A strong swimmer can swim upwards of 2 to 3 km in an hour. However, at a dead sprint, one can swim at about 10 km/h, with the human record probably somewhere around 14 to 15 km/h. World-class swimmers can swim approximately 5 km in an hour in open water without currents. They alm…
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Many girls swim in clothes? interesting fact.. i never noticed and I'm a girl myself!!Well, i suppose they enjoy being soaked wet in their clothesOr they love swimming, but they're rather on the pudgy side so they swim in their clothesOr they're plain lunaticsOr they fell in becaue someone pushed th…
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Englishman Richard Cavill developed the modern features of the freestyle, including the overarm strokes and the flutter kick, back in 1902. Since Cavill lived in Australia at the time, the stroke was then dubbed "the Australian crawl." Prior to that time, the side-stroke was commonly used in swimmi…
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yesJames mercer 8-2have you seen Micheal phelps.
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you put all your strength in your arms and legs and don't forget to push real hard on the wall when you start swimming. but don't waist all your energy in the first lap stay just nehind everyone els and on your last laps pull all your strength and get ahead. and full piece swimmers and a cap help so…
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Possibly the greatest triumph of endurance is Benoit Lecomte swimming across the Atlantic ocean. Lecomte, born 1967, immigrated from France to Austin, Texas, at age 23. When his father died of colon cancer in 1992, it spurred him to do something extraordinary to raise awareness of and money for canc…
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yes. you can swim in it. but you wil not get drunk from absorbing it through the skin. and ben fink is a complete moron.
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It depens, how long you've practice swimming. If you've swamm for years, you would probably swimm for aproximily 15 miles per hour. If you've only swamm for 1 year or less, you would swimm about 10 miles per hour or less. ^^ Joke answer right? The world record is like 5mph. The avg experienced swim…
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Take the person out of the water, dry them, and then wrap them in warm blankets. Call 911 in the US for immediate professional health care and transport to a hospital.
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There really is no "proper" age but I'd say you should learn well in your youth.
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Answer(s)PREVIOUS ANSWER #1: the most i have ever seen is someone who did three lengths of a 25 yard pool. PREVIOUS ANSWER #2 ...I regularly swam 2 laps underwater in an Olympic size pool (total 108 yards) - MY ANSWER:My total distance on one breath underwater is 110 Meters or 360.89' that's 2.25 l…
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Calories burned swimming for one hour I was told that you can burn approximately 450 calories in an hour, but only if you are swimming as if in a practice. That means you don't stop very often to relax. You have to keep the pace going. Doing something like a butterfly stoke (which requires a lot of…
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in runningin a elementary school gym28 laps
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Answer Because salt water is denser....and rises to the upper so it is easy to float
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Michael phelps, dara Torres, and many, many others on the American team. kudos to all of them!
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Overall many people would have to agree Michael Phelps (USA) is definitely the fastest swimmer in the world but their are others like Brenton Rickard (AUS) in breaststroke and the Brazilian swimmer Cesar Cielo who is definitely along side him in the Butterfly 50m.
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It depends on how many were on board when the boat went down off the coast of finland.
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I did a project on that, it started in the late 1800's as a competitive sport
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a place where Gary can express his feelings openly and freely and where he can swim with all his heart When different swim teams come to compete and beat their personal best times.
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no, you cant forget it. its like riding a bike..it will come back. BUT, you CAN start to suck at it..
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warm water and wax comb
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9 degrees fareinhite
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a lap is a stretch of a m eg 100m or 25mA swimming lap is going down and back in a 25 meter pool
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it depends. Do you have an inground pool, or above ground? Do you have lots of time to do it?? Automatic or manual?? what is your price range?? this is 14jules911, leave a question on my message board, so i can suggest a good vacuum for u.
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It will take 64.4 lengths (32.2 laps) to equal one mile.
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Answer:Yes, it is possible to walk on water. It just has to be solid, i.e., frozen.  Another AnswerThough people and other "large" animals can not walk on liquid water, there are numerous insects that have no trouble doing just that. These small creatures take advantage of the surface tension …
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Can't really say, dates back to prehistoric times.
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Swimming You basically have to be in top physical condition and most of the time swimming is your whole life. Bear in mind however that the channel is massive and you have to be able to swim for hours on end. It's not as easy as you think, look at the rules below. http://www.channelswimmingassocia…
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There is no minimum age for some sports in the Olympics. A female swimmer from Cameroon was 12 in 2008, and a female swimmer from Nepal was only 13 in 2016. However, for gymnasts the minimum age is 16 (born before January 1, 2001), for bobsledding it is 14, and for boxing, it is 17.
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you can release youself from hard work or bad feeling
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In 1961, Jim Moran, a car dealer in Chicago offered a $3675 prize for first swim from Chicago to Michigan City to 6 local swimmers. Ted Erikson of Chicago was only finisher. Then in 1962 he offered a $3675 prize to first swimmer making Waukegan (same distance as MC along shoreline for better "viewin…
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At practice you are supposed to be preparing and. In practices also there are more people in the pool at once so it makes it harder to swim against their waves compared to swimming against a few people in a race and one person in each lane. Also, at a swim meet you are not swimming as much as you do…
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Firste step is seeing other people swim and how thier body acts in the waters inorder to swim and survive in the waters.2nd if you think the swimming techniques that you are seeing is too hard, just keep practising a swimming technique that you like and you will be able to swim.i learnt how to swim …
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Breaststroke is a fairly simple. After you have done your breaststroke pull-out, you will come up for air. You will then duck your head back into the water, you will assume the streamline position. After gliding for a second or two(less if you are racing.), you will scope your arms in a circular pos…
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Swimming Is a very popular sport in some areas.
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in America about 36% percent of people can't swim and world wide about 54% can't swim. 2nd answer: People don't tell them that. While a small percentage will still not like the water, most people have to be told how to float before they how to then use their limbs. People try to mimic others …
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47% of British people know how to swim.65% of obese people can float well enough to 'swim'.Ross 'The Gay' Scarth.
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To build a rectangular lap pool in Tucson, Arizona will cost around $150,000. This can vary greatly depending on exactly how big you want it to be and what company you use.
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You have to lie on your back and paddle your legs! Take a deep breath to improve buoyancy and hold it, Lie on your back stretch your arms over your head and raise your hands very slightly out of the water to balance your centre of gravity and stay perfectly still, it does work with practice.
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swimming is growing pretty fast I'm on a swim team and we get at least two or three new kids every year, and we also keep the old ones. With all the kids who get to old to swim they move on to being lifeguards, and still wish that they were on a swin team. Swimming is fun and a great exersize to do.
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Answer Someone said: "72 laps. In a regulation sized pool (25m) of course." But I think it's 72 laps in a 25 yard pool, and 66 laps in a 25 meter pool.
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1300 or earlier: Persian divers were using diving goggles with windows made of the polished outer layer of tortoiseshell. 1730. In France, Guy Gilpatrick started swim diving with waterproof goggles, derived from swimming goggles (which were originally intended to keep salt water out of the eyes at…
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So you want to ditch doggy paddle? The fastest and most impressive swimming stroke is the freestyle (also called the front crawl). Freestyle is the stroke in swimming where the swimmer is belly down flutter kicking from behind and keeping their face below water level only turning it sideways to brea…
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