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Swimming Burn Calories Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Swimming Burn Calories.

5 Fun Ways to Dive In to Aquatic Exercise

The pool can be a scary place. You have to wear a swimsuit (ack!), get your hair wet and know the rules of the road—er, swim lanes. But don't let that stop you! Water provides an excellent workout, especially for people with joint issues or...  Read more

Over 2 Billion Calories Burned!

Hello SparkPeople Members! I'm back with another State of the Spark Address. This time, I’m writing to tell you about a major milestone we all have all achieved together. To date, SparkPeople members have tracked and burned over 2 billion cal...  Read more

Swimming: Take the Plunge!

I recently swam laps for the first time since my childhood swimming lessons. The next day, when my muscles were sore and fatigued, I realized that there was much more to swimming than just splashing around. This gentle-but-challenging form of exercis...  Read more

Water Exercise for Dogs

When my husband and I adopted a golden retriever mix, we assumed he'd be the kind of dog who loves to go for a swim or play in puddles. But whatever Jack is mixed with totally nixed the retriever's legendary love of water. When other dogs are...  Read more

Swim Your Way to Stronger Bones

To strengthen bones, we've always heard that weight-bearing and high-impact exercises (like running and lifting weights) are best. This leaves many people assuming that their low-impact workouts aren't doing much to improve bone strength. Swi...  Read more

CALORIE COUNTING
Updated 4/14/2014 1:22:15 PM

How come there are different calories for the same items? I know one I like to eat is Stouffer's Grandmas Chicken and Rice Bake (and I don't want to hear it isn't healthy because it is something I eat), it goes from 290 all the way up to 340, when I...  Read more

Estimating calories burned
Updated 4/14/2014 6:56:23 AM

Hello! I'd like to ask if I'm estimating correctly the calories I burn exercising. I cycle to work every day (7.5km in one direction, mostly flat, through the city. It takes me about 25 minutes. Also, I have an old bicycle with only 2 gears that work...  Read more

Should you really eat back calories burned?
Updated 4/19/2014 8:53:24 AM

It seems counterproductive and almost like it defeats purpose of workout. Do you really eat back all the calories?? Advice needed...  Read more

saying that I am not eating calories.
Updated 4/12/2014 3:12:56 PM

I am going back eating 1250 calories. I am eat and exercise like I was. Because I gain weight back after I when by the calories that sparkpeople.com said to eat. I doing this to lose weight not to gain weight ...  Read more

Calories Burned
Updated 4/11/2014 8:43:10 PM

How do I figure out calories burned of a certain exercise done, so I can put it on my fitness tracker?...  Read more

Swimming or Spinning?

Spinning for 30 Minutes can burn 425 CaloriesSwimming can burn 324 calories...  Read more

Summer Pool Time

Even when it seems like it's too hot outside to do anything productive...there is always a pool open somewhere. Swimming is a great way to burn calories without much effort. Just treading water helps burn those pesky calories in a jiffy. I went swimm...  Read more

Teachers Learning to Lose! (TLL)

Teachers Learning To Lose (TLL) Formula: You "+" Exercise "-" extra fat "X" positive attitude "" calories = a healthier, happier teacher! ...  Read more

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10 Fun Ways to Burn Calories at the Beach

As a person who incorporates fitness into my everyday life—whether I'm at home or traveling—I sure do plan to staying active even when I'm on a relaxing vacation. After all, with no distractions and nothing but free time, what exc...  Read more