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Calorie burn swim

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Swimming Energy Expenditure

Energy expenditure in swimming is highly individual and technique-dependent—the better your technique, the less energy you use. It is also strongly affected by the environment, whether you’re swimming in a rough sea or a pool. Here is a calculator that may help you approximate your caloric burn. This method is second only to indirect calorimetric testing, which we offer and involves analyzing gas exchanges for precise measurements.

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