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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.
The winner was Alfred Hajos of Hungary in a time of 1:22.2.
Well if you're talking about one lap being 'swimming to the other  end of the pool and back again' , then it would be 85% of a mile or  0.85 of a mile, whichever one you prefer to call it :)
Only some camels can swim. 
Board shorts add a lot of drag when swimming, which slows you down. Speedos make your body sleek like a fish, reducing turbulence, so it goes through the water faster. As for the time difference, that would be individual. However in general board shorts will add approx 6-10% to your time over the...
it does shape your body
No: 400 meters is the same as 437.45 yards500 yards is the same as 457.2 meters.
nooooooooo what the heck is wrong with people who do that this guy in my development does that and hes cranky so definitly NOT
who ever is reading this u are a sick pevert and the person who asked this you will never get a girlfriend or boyfriend
when your belly busts
Usually they wear speedos and swim caps for girls they wear a "onesie" and also a swim cap
It depends. If you are trying to improve a certain stroke such as  butterfly, it can help you get your technique down. Leading to a  faster swim time. They can also strengthen muscles more than  without them. One the flip side, all they do other then that is  make you faster with them on but...
It is doubtful that there are any world demographics on the numberof teenagers who go swimming in a year. Since the total worldpopulation today (April 20, 2017) is estimated around 7.5 billion,the total number of teenagers would not be in the trillions. Finding a definitive world-wide population of...
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According to the Olympics, the fastest swim style is the front crawl and the fastest event is the 50m freestyle men's. The world record right now for the 50m freestyle is 21.28 seconds. Little Math here:- 50 meters = 0.05 kilometers = 0.031 miles Since, Speed = distance/ time time in hours = 21...
Yes! It can prevent itself from drowning!
Depends how much effort you put into it and what swimming style  your doing.
Like any high-speed impact, it would depend on: 1) In what position you actually hit the water: - feet first, perfectly vertical = better chance of survival...less trauma - head first, perfectly vertical = fair chance of survival...more neck/head trauma - flat (belly or back parallel to surface...
No. They are just normal swim suits colored red or another official color with a cross or "lifeguard" on them. Normally they are more durable than other swimsuits so they won't fall apart from repeated jumps into the water or being pulled on by victims.
10- 8 for swimming and two outside lanes to keep the backsplash down
1 Kilometer = 3280.8399 Feet
Depending on disability, your child could learn to swim with  non-disabled children and progress using the same ASA Learn to Swim  Pathway.   The Pathway is one assurance that your child is receiving quality  instruction based on the swimming development expertise of the ASA.  Check out our...
Adaptive swimming programs allow people with injuries anddisabilities to experience the recreational and healing aspects ofspending time in the pool. This may involve special equipment,training and body movements. Grants offered by foundations withthese special needs in mind allow organizations to...
You're ten years old and I don't really know how long you have been swimming, but I will say 50m Free you can do anything from 30-45 seconds is great;)
Depending on whether the pool is either 25 or 50 meters long, either 64 lengths or 32 lengths.
 Whether you need to drink during your workout is dependent on a  number of factors. Firstly, how long you are exercising for, how  intense your workout is and the air temperature at which you are  working out as these will all effect how much fluid you are losing  through sweat.   In...
According to a article it says it is July 7 (http://www.tampabay.com/blogs/dining/content/free-slurpees-mrs-butterworth-and-national-swimming-pool-day) (this is the website. you have to look for it cause there are some other things) hope this helps
  pretty much the same its started in any meet   swimmers step up on the block, go down then they hear a beep and then they jump off the block with arms forward into a streamline position
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.
Freestyle,butterfly,breaststrock and the backstroke.
Generally, swimming records are measured in meters. The current  world record for a 50 meter butterfly swim is 22.43 seconds, set in  2009 by Rafael Munoz of Spain.
== Answer ==   About 3,000,000,001 people watched the FREAKIN OLYMPICS!!!!!!!!!
400 yards is 14.6 lengths of a 25 m pool.
  the prehistoric times  
In an official race, you are only allowed one swimsuit, goggles and  as many or no swim cap. When training the following equipment will  enhance your skills but are optional: kick board, fins, pull buoy,  paddles, snorkels and the equipment you need for an official race.
It burns your eyes because of the chlorine that is added to the water to prevent dangerous bacterial growth.
Yes they have very good paws.
if you wear swimming socks with fins, it could protect your skin from getting ripped off.
We can classify swim strokes into six broad types, namely: Freestyle.Butterfly stroke.Breast stroke.Backstroke..You can also find more information about the above mentioned strokes at: http://sks8.wordpress.com/2009/08/18/types-of-swim-strokes/ .Thanks, -Santhosh.
It depends. Swimmers can make it a team sport by supporting their teammates and many people do better with others on their team cheering them on. But, some people like not really being part of the whole team and being more of an individual swimmer. Times are individual, so it is not a team in that...
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Take swimming lessons or ask a life guide to learn
The longest race in international competitive swimming (in a pool)  is 1500 meters. It is 0.93 of a mile and is often referred to  colloquially as "the mile." In the U.S., swimmers also swim the  1650 yard freestyle, which is also sometimes called "the mile."    In open water, there is a 1...
1. Survival Breastroke2. Survival backstroke3. Survival Sidestroke
What is the simple predicate of this sentence The lifeguard dashed  into the water to save the drowning child? The answer is Dashed.
Only if you are swimming in cold water. If the water is 75 degrees and up you are good!
To swim 300 yards it would be 12 lengths of the pool. Although there are no 300 yard races in competition swimming. It goes from 200 yards right to 500 yards.
  By the most notable contributor to the evolution of the sport would had to have been the late Doc Councilman.
Well, swimming to me is just a privilege because, just think about how many other people can't swim. I'm being honest, i am one of the best swimmers in my whole neighbor hood, I've taught many people how to swim, dive, and many different strokes. Swimming is also for fun.
Well, there are many things to do to swim faster. Some people are taller and stronger and their bodies are built differently than others. They may be faster than somebody that is shorter. To be equal (or faster) you might have to lift weights every once in a while to get the muscle strength that...
The fastest time for the 400 IM in short course yards is 3.55.50. In long course, the time is 4.03.84.
As of 2012 they make $13.36 per hour. I know I am working for the Chicago Park District this summer.
Swimming because there is more resistance
Because if you want to be a famous swimmer, you need to learn. Because if you drown you can glide back to the shore.   And most important thing , so you can have fun in the water! IN MY SIGHT ANSWER IS THAT MAN SHOULD KNOW EVERY SKILL OF LIFE IF HE CAN KNOW IT AND SWIMMING IS A GOOD AND...
  == Answer ==   Looking for proper swimming ground as well here. Apparently, 4 clubs are under construction at the moment source: http://uaeinteract.com/docs/Dubai_sports_clubs_to_have_semi-Olympic_swimming_pools/20554.htm Until then, the choice seems very limited...   Cheers
swimming suit for girls and shortsx for boys.you can wear leggings for swimming
Of course. I had my surgery 8 years ago and I swim in pools and also in saltwater. it won't hurt a thing although it may shorten the life of the adhesive on the ostomy pouch system. For this reason I recommend though that you cover the barrier with waterproof plastic first aid tape as it may help to...
It makes movement on joints easier because 1/6 of your body weight  is supported. Allowing you to do exercise without pain.
  you just kneel on it and then keep your back straight and hold on to a ski rope! hope i helped1
  Nadar- to swim
Ian Thorpe is 28 years old (birthdate: October 13, 1982).
Micheal Phelphs! Amanda Beard!
Pretty much the whole body is used for swimming, that is why it is such a good therapy sport. You will often hear physical theripists tell their athletic, or non-athletic patients to swim because it helps to relax all of the muscles as well as keep the patient in decent physical condition.Bones when...
Since 1 gallon equals 90,840 drops and 1 Olympic sized swimming pool has 660,430 gallons, there are 59,993,461,200 drops in an Olympic size swimming pool.
Resistance is drag caused naturally by the water being forced aroundyour body and swimsuit.
Michael Phepls' world record at 100 m butterfly is 49,82 sec. That means that his average speed is 7,23 km/h (4,5 mph). The top speed of a butterfly swimmer is 7,79 km/h (4,87 mph) and the top speed of a crawl swimmer is 8,54 km/h (5,34 mph).
Freestyle swimming came about because some people can swim really  quickly but not necessarily in one style. Freestyle swimming allows  people to swim in varied styles as long as they beat a certain time  trial.
    Liz Ellis isn't a famous swimmer she is a netball player. But i think she likes to swim in her spare time.
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Micheal Phelps is considered the best and fastest swimmer of all swimming records. But this is not yet a fact.Currently (2009-2010), France's Frederick Bousquet holds the 50m freestyle record at 20.94 seconds. Britta Steffen holds the women's 50m freestyle record at 23.73 seconds.
It all depends on if you qualify for that many events. You cannot  compete in a swimming event in the olympics unless you qualify. So  yeah it would be a great thing to do because you could would have  more opportunies to achieve a medal.
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...
to win your events :P you can never depend on skill alone, though it helps
3 lengths of a regulation size pool is 75 yards. However, please  remember that pool sizes can vary.
== no, you cant forget it. ==   == its like riding a bike..it will come back. ==   == BUT, you CAN start to suck at it.. ==
i have to say about 100 degrees or hotter oh just for the tip i go swiming in 75 degrees weather so i think it foes not matterhow hot it has to b 2 go swiming
In a 25-yard pool, 40 lengths (or 20 laps) equals 1000 yards.
If you are a boy go behind the girl make splashing noises . When your girl turns around she'll see you quickly grab her by the arm and pull her towards you and kiss her. Now, if she tries to pull away, Grab her waist pull her in closer. Then if you have the chance, make it an out of this world...
at least 5 minutes. if not more. they should be VERY tight!!!