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Old 09-11-07, 10:33 AM
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Originally Posted by zoltani View Post
Yeah, i like swimming because it is one sport where you do not sweat, and it really trains you to control your breathing, which helps me when i am trying to pace myself while climbing some long steep hills. Now i just need to get into the habit of actually going to the pool...
Take it from a former competative swimmer: you really do sweat. Your body has no idea that it is in water. If your core temperature starts rising, it'll do what it always does, which is to activate your sweat glands. If you swim hard for a length of time, bring some water with you.
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