Is swimming a good way to lose weight?

Swimming workout to help inspire people around the world who are looking for new ideas to lose weight.

Swimming burns calories and can help you to lose weight, as well as tone muscles and improve overall health and fitness.

By engaging several different muscle groups and the cardiovascular system, swimming can provide an excellent workout.

Since most of the world’s pools are currently closed for business, we wanted to give you an alternative set of dryland workouts to use to stay fit during the quarantine.

These workouts will be designed to be done around the house.

Some will use basic equipment, like pilates balls or stretch cords, while others will be all body-weight exercises.

These workouts are provided for informational purposes only.


Pushup Progression

This pushup progression will help continue to built the chest, shoulder, and back muscles. A few core exercises are thrown in as abdominal strength will help support proper pushup form in the long-term.


  • 40 arm circles in each direction
  • 60 seconds streamline jumps
  • 30 seconds controlled arm swings (like Michael Phelps on the block)
  • 10 x elevated pushups
  • 60 seconds streamline jumps

Main Set

:15 transition between each exercise

3x through

  • 10 x wide grip pushups
  • :40 V-ups
  • 10 x medium grip pushups
  • :40 reverse crunches
  • 10 x close grip pushups
  • :40 bicycles

Challenge set:

  • 70 pushups – as many sets as it takes. Your goal is to get to 100 pushups. Do as many as you can in each set, take 30 seconds between each set, and use as many sets as you need. Once you hit 100, you’re done!


Finish your workout with a cardio work.

:30 transition

  • 25 jumping jacks
  • 25 streamline jumps
  • 25 burpees
  • 25 jumping jacks

Cool down

A good static stretch, focusing on your shoulders and chest, will finish off your workout well. Do these stretches while walking around to come down from the cardio finishing workout.

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