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    Cardio: Swimming vs Running

    Hello there,

    I'd like to begin swimming in the summers and replace it as my preferred cardio workout.

    With time & length feeding into the equation, how many laps do I need to do in order to burn an equal amount of calories as running? So, 230 calories in 20 minutes on the treadmill translates to how many laps in the pool in a 25m pool?

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    Originally Posted by wirefree View Post
    Hello there,

    I'd like to begin swimming in the summers and replace it as my preferred cardio workout.

    With time & length feeding into the equation, how many laps do I need to do in order to burn an equal amount of calories as running? So, 230 calories in 20 minutes on the treadmill translates to how many laps in the pool in a 25m pool?

    Would appreciate thoughtful answers.


    Best,

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    Whoah, I have noooo idea the answer here. I do laps for 45 minutes, it would be nice to know how many calories i'm really burning.
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    well, straight up swimming will make you look liek a dolphin.

    Do you want to look like a bodybuilder or a dolphin?
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    I too would also like to know this as I have started swimming on M/W/F and running T/TH/S to get in shape.
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    Originally Posted by wannaBmoy View Post
    Whoah, I have noooo idea the answer here. I do laps for 45 minutes, it would be nice to know how many calories i'm really burning.
    i got u!

    i learned this in school other day

    calories burner per minute:
    walking:5.2
    running:14.1
    biking:9.6

    ok i cant find swimming. look at this thread and find it

    http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=2424691
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    Originally Posted by Selode5 View Post
    i got u!

    i learned this in school other day

    calories burner per minute:
    walking:5.2
    running:14.1
    biking:9.6

    ok i cant find swimming. look at this thread and find it

    http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=2424691

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    Originally Posted by wannaBmoy View Post
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    hey im not lying!

    take the actual time to read the thread!
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    Originally Posted by Selode5 View Post
    hey im not lying!

    take the actual time to read the thread!
    What am I in high school?

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    Originally Posted by wannaBmoy View Post
    What am I in high school?

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    no! but i am in hi skool so i read for u

    swimming laps, freestyle, fast, vigorous effort water activities
    604

    swimming laps, freestyle, slow, moderate or light effort water activities
    423

    swimming, backstroke, general water activities
    423

    swimming, breaststroke, general water activities
    604

    swimming, butterfly, general water activities
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    this is according to 169 lbs for 45 min
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    Originally Posted by Selode5 View Post
    no! but i am in hi skool so i read for u

    swimming laps, freestyle, fast, vigorous effort water activities
    604

    swimming laps, freestyle, slow, moderate or light effort water activities
    423

    swimming, backstroke, general water activities
    423

    swimming, breaststroke, general water activities
    604

    swimming, butterfly, general water activities
    664



    this is according to 169 lbs for 45 min

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    Originally Posted by Selode5 View Post
    no! but i am in hi skool so i read for u

    swimming laps, freestyle, fast, vigorous effort water activities
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    swimming laps, freestyle, slow, moderate or light effort water activities
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    swimming, backstroke, general water activities
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    swimming, breaststroke, general water activities
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    swimming, butterfly, general water activities
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    this is according to 169 lbs for 45 min

    this information actually looks very inaccurate
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    The information does look acurate. And of course as with all excersise body weight, height and compostition will affect actual energy output. A world class swimmer might burn 20-50 % LESS calories than me for the same distance. Just use a calorie calculator like fitday or something.

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    On the comparison note. My triathlon coach suggests that the effort of 100 yards freestyle is comparible to 400 yards running or 1 mile biking. As a point of reference the time it takes to do each one is similar given the same effort in each event.
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    wat motivates you to keep swimming for so long? ha. i can run for lengths but when it comes to swimming, i get bored quickly.. anything to help?
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    wat motivates you to keep swimming for so long? ha. i can run for lengths but when it comes to swimming, i get bored quickly.. anything to help?
    the hot babes staring at me while I swim . But no, once you get into a groove you just don't want to stop. Kind've like runner's high.
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    yeah that is my problem with swimming. i get so bored. with all other cardio i at least have my ipod to listen to music
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    race people. find a random person swimming. then go right next to him and swim real fast.
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    I think that they are both great. I don't run very often because of shin problems, but swimming has always been good to me.
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    So what kind of workouts do you guys do when you swim? i normally just do sets of 250m (25m pool), and take 30sec+ breaks inbetween
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    I think that they are both great. I don't run very often because of shin problems, but swimming has always been good to me.
    I'm overpronated, so I get shin splints very easy and it eats my legs for squat day and stuff like that. So swimming has been the best cardio for me so far.
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    swimming will get you cut fast.
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    wat motivates you to keep swimming for so long? ha. i can run for lengths but when it comes to swimming, i get bored quickly.. anything to help?
    Play games like see how far and long you can swim under the surface holding your breathe. or throw objects and dive for them.

    But don't play Marco polo, it doesn't burn many calories.
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    Originally Posted by wannaBmoy View Post
    the hot babes staring at me while I swim . But no, once you get into a groove you just don't want to stop. Kind've like runner's high.
    haha. it's a private pool so no hot babes.. haha... and i totally agree with the iPod thingy.. Apple would prob make waterproof iPods in the near future..

    Thanks for the advise.. will try it..

    Do you think it's ok if i run for 20 mins on the treadmill, do about half an hour of weights then swim? i'm in the cutting phase but these days i don't feel like lifting much. perhaps cos i just changed gym and my condo gym can't compare to my previous gym.. but ya, i'm just starting to lose fats now. started dieting.. so it's lots of cardio! ha..

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    I never get runners high
    it's more like runners boredom for me
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    http://www.h2oaudio.com/

    there you go guys haha now you can listen to your ipod while youre swimming
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    haha. it's a private pool so no hot babes.. haha... and i totally agree with the iPod thingy.. Apple would prob make waterproof iPods in the near future..

    Thanks for the advise.. will try it..

    Do you think it's ok if i run for 20 mins on the treadmill, do about half an hour of weights then swim? i'm in the cutting phase but these days i don't feel like lifting much. perhaps cos i just changed gym and my condo gym can't compare to my previous gym.. but ya, i'm just starting to lose fats now. started dieting.. so it's lots of cardio! ha..

    :P
    If you are running, lifting and swimming all in the same day you better be eating. even if you are cutting that is a lot of caloric expenditure. I would say it is fine to pick any 2 but all three is tough. when I triathlon train I can't lift the same day. I just can't recover that fast.
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    Originally Posted by j6-stone View Post
    If you are running, lifting and swimming all in the same day you better be eating. even if you are cutting that is a lot of caloric expenditure. I would say it is fine to pick any 2 but all three is tough. when I triathlon train I can't lift the same day. I just can't recover that fast.
    Yup need to eat eat eat
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    Learning:

    fitday.com - uses weight, height, age, sex as variables for determination
    bodybuilding.com - uses only weight

    Although, their estimates are within 30 calories of each other.


    Conclusion:

    230cal in 20min on treadmill = 30min swimming laps freestyle/slow/moderate/light effort
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    Talking

    Swimming as compared to running:

    1) Does not kill your knees
    2) Injury free
    3) Stretches muscles in your whole body well
    4) Trains lungs hardcore
    5) Whole body workout
    6) You do not sweat like a pig (maybe you do but who can notice
    7) Makes you eligible to be a lifeguard - good summer student job
    8) Makes babes on beach envy your butterfly
    9) Keeps down the global warming as you don't heat the air!
    10) is not for girly manz!- only 4 real animalz!

    Swimming 4TW!


    If you are bored :

    1)Stop slacking
    2)Pick up tempo
    3)Vary your workouts (different strokes ,sprints, specialized workouts, underwater swimming , etc)
    4) get waterproof mp3player
    5) Did I say stop slacking?
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    woah! cool! waterproof iPod case!! haha...

    I've started the HIIT with my running. maybe i'll try with swimming!
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