Swimming to Lose Weight in Scottsdale, AZ
In order to swim off 15 pounds, you need to determine how much swimming needs to be done daily, and how many calories you should be consuming. Keep in mind that a pound equals 3500 calories. Therefore, if your goal is to lose a pound a week, you will need to burn an extra 500 calories a day to create that 3500 calorie deficit (500×7 = 3500).
The sport of swimming can torch calories, but you must engage in intense swimming and continue to challenge yourself. An hour of vigorous swimming can burn 600 calories, while an hour of leisurely swimming only clocks in at 350 calories. Therefore, shoot to stay in the water for an hour and keep up a steadily fast pace. It would be great to swim every day, but since you might be tight on time, try to hit the pool at least 5 days a week for maximum results.
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