How many calories do you burn when swimming? Swimming burns about 500 calories an hour at a moderate effort (1-minute for 50 yards). What if you swim slower or faster, swim different strokes, or are just going to tread water? You can find the answers on About.com's Calorie Count pages.
Another frequent question - is swimming a good exercise choice if your primary goal is to lose body weight? The Answer is maybe.
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