To Cold Swim Or Not To Cold Swim – That is Not a Question
Every day is a new day and a good day for a cold swim. Even when just on 30′ lunch break!
Ewa and I both agreed that today is a quite nice temperature for a December swim. Also, the colours of the sea and the hills on the other side are in perfect harmony, so we can also enjoy this performance of nature and deeply relax on its beauty.
Today we present you a way how to burn excessive calories, stay fit and keep smiling – swimming in cold water. Today’s sea temperature is 10.2 ˚C and it is pretty challenging to take a swim, although it may not seem so 🙂 The reward comes afterwards when your body is struggling for obtaining heat and consequently burning calories. This is also one of the most delightful benefits of cold water swimming. Combining activities in our way to sustain a healthy lifestyle.
8 most efficient ways to burn calories
One of the 8 most efficient ways to burn calories is of course to exercise. You may want to know which exercise burns the most calories. Well, you guessed correct – running is the champion! Shortly after running comes stationary cycling, jogging and our winner – swimming. To make a difference and completely different aspect of swimming, we will tell you that we talk about swimming in cold water and cold meaning, real cold – 10 ˚C.
Can you lose weight by swimming in cold water?
Yes, you can, of course, if you eat in a moderate way, which is bases of all healthy diets. Dr. Harper, expert adviser to the OSS (Outdoor Swimming Society) defines it very precise and clear declaring that a cold swim increases your basal metabolic rate, which means you burn more calories after a swim.
Today, Ewa and I enjoyed our daily routine once again and with no doubt in its benefits.
If you live by the sea, what more could you want from life? And if you don’t live, then come and visit 🙂 We will take you through this ‘different’ way of enjoying seawater and strengthening your body, mind and spirit!