Fasting is where you give up food and/or drink for a period of time for religious or health reasons. If you’re fasting, it’s important to listen to your body and not over-tire or dehydrate yourself.

Related: How To Fast And Swim During Ramadan

This Workout of the Week is an example of a swim that can be done during fasting that doesn’t over-exert the body, yet still offers an aerobic benefit.

Workout Statistics:

  • Distance: 1,800 Meters
  • Duration: 36 Minutes
  • Focus: Low Intensity Aerobic

Every year, hundreds of millions of people around the world fast. There are several benefits of swimming while fasting–you can feel more energetic and it can re-generate your metabolism. While there are a ton of benefits, there are certainly some challenges, too.

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