## How to Calculate How Many Calories You Burn When Swimming

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As Take Home Message for How to Calculate How Many Calories You Burn When Swimming:  It is possible to estimate the energy cost of a training session or a race;  A training session of 3,000 meter at aerobic capacity pace will expend around 1,100 kcal; A sub-elite swimmer that races the 400 free in 4:00.00 expends 147 kcal (35g of carbs …

## How to Analyze Breaststroke Swimming

As a take home message: 1. In this piece, we did the analysis of three age-group breaststrokers. 2. Modeled data sometimes does not fit completely the individual data of a specific swimmer. 3. After benchmarking the swimmers against data retrieved from the literature we have learned that one of the swimmers is able to reach a high speed (strong point), but with …

## Swimming Turns and Starts Guide to Glide and Depth

Take Home Message: 1. The aim was to perform the analysis of the final time improvement at different swimming turns push-off intensities and glide depths of a former world-ranked swimmer 2. The velocity would be 1.50, 2.18 and 3.02m/s performing the push-off 0.75m deep at 1.1, 1.5 and 2BW, respectively 3. For this swimmer, the optimal depth would be between …

## Drag and Power in Elite Swimmers (Sprinters and Distance)

Take Home Message on Drag and Power in Elite Swimmers (Sprinters and Distance) Swimmers should maximize power output and/or minimize the resistance to enhance the swimming speed Men (e.g. Cielo Filho) have a higher power output and drag than women (e.g., Ranomi Kromowidjojo) Drafting during training sessions and open water competitions decrease both outcomes (e.g., Oussama Mellouli). The main goal in …

## The Evolution of Swimming Economy: A Historical Analysis

The Evolution of Swimming Economy: A Historical Analysis Take Home Points: Swimmers from the 21st century are more economic than the counterparts from previous decades Swimming economy improved roughly 40 to 50% between 1940s and 1970s, 60 to 70% between 1940s and 21st century. Everything started this week. I needed to kill some time and went online to watch videos …

## Profiling Elite 100 Free Swimming Performance

Profiling Elite 100 Free Swimming Performance The men 100m free is the main race in any major competition, such as Olympic Games and World Championships. Everybody talks about that race long before the competition kicks off, including media that dedicates a lot of articles about it. Who will get a seed at the final, who are the main contenders, what …

## Changes in Swimming Performance During a Life Span

Take Home Points on Changes in Swimming Performance During a Life Span There is a non-linear impairment on performance with increasing age for master swimmers. The gap between swimmers ranked in 1st and 10th place is wider for age-group and master swimmers than elite swimmers. As you age, there is a sharp increase in the final race time but the inflection point seems …

## Breaststroke Pullout Rules

There has been much discussion and debate regarding the breaststroke pullout since swimmers began using a dolphin kick during the pullout. The dolphin was made legal after the 2004 Olympics, when Japanese swimmer Kitajima clearly used a dolphin kick without disqualification. This dolphin kick was not a disqualification because it was so hard to make a call on. Since the addition …