If you have ever jumped into a pool for a cardio workout, you recognize just how difficult swimming can feel as compared to running and cycling. It might seem easy when you were a child and just doing laps at camp; now, it’s amazing how winded you’ll feel after just a couple of minutes.
Swimming in cold water can slightly increase the number of calories that you simply burn since your body will spend more energy keeping you warm. However, swimming in water that’s too cold are often risky and cause hypothermia. Swimming in cold water also can increase your appetite, so you would like to avoid overeating once you get out of the water.
But the question arises that how many calories are burned in swimming.
It Varies from weight by weight:
A 60 kg person swimming freestyle for one hour will burn 590 calories swimming fast, and 413 calories swimming slower.
Whereas, 70 Kg person swimming freestyle for around one hour, burns 704 calories while swimming fast and 493 calories while swimming slowly.
If an 80 kg person swimming for one hour then he will burn around 817 calories while swimming fast and 572 while swimming slowly.
A 90 Kg person in an hour will burn 931 calories while swimming fast and 651 calories while swimming slowly.