September 1, 2016 william

Why Does Swimming Make Me So Hungry?

It’s not unusual to feel ravenous after a swim. Scientists are now studying this phenomenon.

1.The Truth Is, Researchers Aren’t Sure Why This Happens

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One hypothesis is that the water’s cooler temperature causes your body to lose heat making your blood vessels shrink. In turn, certain hormones are not released. Some of these are those that suppress appetite during and soon after exercise.

2.Colder Water Makes The Difference

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In colder water, people who exercised consumed 44 % more calories after their workout than those that used the same amount of calories in warmer water.

3.Here’s The Solution

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Immediately after swimming, take a brisk 15 minute walk to warm up your body.   

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