Tag: freestyle

Burning Calories Doing Different Strokes

According to the Swimming Calculator by Endless Pools, if you swim at a 1:30 pace per 100 yards, you will burn these approximate amount of calories: Butterfly - 302 calories per 1000 yards Backstroke - 270 calories per 1000 yards Breaststroke - 260 calories per 1000 yards Freestyle - 250 calories per 1000 yards Click the Swimming Calculator here for more

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Working On The Four Major Muscle Groups

This morning, the Open Water Swim Club decided to do a whole lotta butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke and freestyle. The main set was a total of 2,800 yards, but the intervals were set so there was no more than 5 seconds rest between swim. 8 x 50 with every other 50 stroke: butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke and freestyle 8 x 100 with every other 100

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