Swimming & Diving/losing weight

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hello. can i lose my weight through swimming exercise?

Answer
Of course! Here's an analogy that will help you answer this question using your own
logic & reasoning. Assuming you have a savings account:(+) means you have "plus" amount
of savings; (-) means you have "minus" amont of savings. As you add (+)money to your
savings acct., the account gets larger; if you continue to spend (using credit) you
will(lose) &  be on debit side & your acct; gets smaller.
Gaining and/or losing weight uses same principles:Swimming, biking, running, getting
involved in different sports activities = burninng calories = losing weight; staying
inactive [burning little calories]= gaining weight/getting LARGER! Therefore: swimming
or any activity where you're active for at least 20 minutes ON A DAILY BASIS helps
burn calories which = maintaining or losing weight. However,for this plan to be
effective, diet plays a crucial factor. If you eat [intake] add (+) food (calories) to your
normal routine diet, you're going to negate losing (-) or burning off those calories.
Good, effective dieting means eating limited amounts of meat (lean) is preferable,
intake of veggies of ALL different colors is great!Limiting beverages that contain
lots of sugars and artificial sweeteners (example, sodas, soft drinks; juices are
great. DRINK WATER ONLY WHEN YOU'RE THIRSTY. Conclusion: weight control and/or
loss of weight requires adding up lots of minuses and limiting the plusses!!  
Understood!  I'm sure you got it..

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Kenneth Pollock

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Based upon lifetime of teaching and practice in all aquatic areas: swimming, life-saving, acquacise, pool games/sports, water-based exercises for injuries to major parts of the body:legs, arms, trunk, hands, arms, shoulders, etc.A Advanced diving techniques 'I can't';'I won't.'I'll be able to answer and provide specific remedial techniques & activities in most of the above categories with 90%-95% proficieny. I should mention at least 10 yrs. experience in wellness-fitness classes for seniors and their juniors! (Includes me!)

Experience

Based upon the above overview and brief summary of my water skills and the teachings of them, I have taught or have been involved in these areas personally; that includes utilizing these techniques for self-injuries to my shoulders, knees i.e., torn maniscus. I have certs in teaching water-based movements for arthritics as well. My umbrella of teaching and "working" in these areas totals approximatley 40 years...

Organizations
Past history: Fitness/Wellness/Swim Instructor-20 yrs. Staten Island YMCA., 281 Broadway SINY. Presently: Part/Time Professor in Health/Phys ED at Kingsborough Community College, teaching both aquacise, water-based volley ball, Beginners, Intermediate, Advanced Swimming classes. Kingsborough C.C. address:2001 Oriental Blvd., B'klyn N 11235-25+ yrs.

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Education/Credentials
I have Masters Degree in Special Education. Almost 30 credits + in Physiology/Education from Columbia Univ., NYC (involves working with "challenged" populations with both/either mental and physical handicaps.

Awards and Honors
MY (RE)WARD IS BEING ABLE TO RETIRE FROM THE NYCBOE AFTER TEACHING AND EVALUATING CHILDREN/ADULTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS FOR 36 YEARS! THE HONOR I RECEIVED IN DOING SO WAS THE WONDERFUL RESPECT, THANKS FROM PEERS, STUDENTS, PARENTS & SUPERVISORS FOR SIGNIFICANT, POSITIVE CHANGES IN THEIR [CHARGES] AND LOVED ONES WHO HAD COME UNDER MY GUIDANCE AND TUTELEGE!

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