Can you catch a cold if you go to swim when it is cold?

Can you catch a cold if you go to swim when it is cold?

If you It seams that it is getting colder day by day in Stockholm… Try to not miss your lessons even if is minus on the street! We understand that making your way to the pool in the cold and dark  can be more challenging for beginners. We will tell you why you will not get sick even after a wet refreshing activity. Actually official research has confirmed that dedicated swimmers are more likely to avoid a cold than any non-sporty friend of you.

It is true that during winter you are 80 per cent more likely to get a cold. But research consistently suggests that regular exercise is one of the best ways to avoid a cold in the winter months.

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Some tips to avoid catching a cold and recover from a cold faster.

Some tips to avoid catching a cold and recover from a cold faster.

We have noticed that our students catching cold most in early autumn and in early spring. That has a negative impact on the results from training especially at the beginning level.

Now it is one of these times of the year and we decided to collect our and our students’ experience of avoiding catching a cold and recovering from a cold faster.

How to avoid cold?

  1. Wash hands oftener. “No matter what line of work you’re in, if you come in contact with people who are contagious, you have to wash your hands over and over, says Alan Pocinki, MD from George Washington University Hospital in Washington, DC.
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