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Is swimming good to reduce weight ?

I am doign walking every day, iam slightly overweight, inned to reduce around 3-4 kgs. But walking is not helpin gme any way. I also have good food, donot eat any junk foods at all. My friend told me that instead of walking to go for swimming, which is very good for weight loss. Is this is correct, can i go for swimming than walking?
Tue, 19 Apr 2011
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Yes,swimming is a really effective way to burn fat and stay fit.
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General & Family Physician Dr. Misbha khan's  Response
yes swimming is a good way to reduce weight.. any form of physical exercise if done regularly can keep you in good shape accompanied by a good diet.
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rakshita's  Response
yes swimming requires lot of energy and it is a calorie burner....my friend reduced 16 kgs only by swimming regularly
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DR. MUKESH RAGHAV's  Response

Swimming is a very good exercise for reducing the weight in a physiological way . It is next to walking or running. It stretches the body, burns the calories., must be done regularly as far as possible. 

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Yes swimming pool is a good exercise to reduce weight, as it streches the body, it helps to shed down the extra fat. it should be done regularly. not for 1-2 days in a week. i belive atleast for 4- 5 days in a week
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yes swimming requires lot of energy and it is a calorie burner....my friend reduced 16 kgs only by swimming regularly
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