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Probably gonna get closed and I sort of have to agree it's not completely on topic for this site. But for what it's worth... Get a bunch of small towels, say as many as the number of times you're gonna go swimming in the week. If you use them only for the feet they can be tiny, like those small towels you tend to see in the gym. See if you can get a good ...
When doing breast stroke your arms should naturally push downwards. The technique as far as breathing is concerned is that your head does not change position throughout the stroke and instead, the force of the down push will lift your head, shoulders and part of your upper back out of the water. If you watch a video of an Olympic breaststroke event you can ...
Here is a good list of potential solutions. Even though it is for a scuba mask, it pertains to any goggles as well. (ex: burn glass with lighter, toothpaste, saliva, baby shampoo, glycerin soap). http://scuba-diving-explained.com/no-more-fog-in-my-scuba-mask-secrets-to-a-clear-mask
To be honest, reading your question (I know it is old, so you probably are healthy now, but perhaps others can benefit), not having the ability to use ones arms is a blessing when it comes to improving your swimming. Let me explain. You mention that your weakest point is swimming, so you have a lot to gain if you learn to swim efficiently right? Since you ...
You should try a technique involving moving your soft palate into the right place by saying the letter 'T'. Try mouthing the letter and you will see that you cannot breath through your nose, so water will not get in to choke you. Here is a more detailed explanation: http://blog.swimator.com/2011/04/getting-water-up-my-nose-while-swimming.html
The good news is that since you will be in a fairly cold water (colder than your body temperature), your body will exert energy to keep warm, thus burn fat, even if you only float around. So, being in a swimming pool is definitely one of the best way to start loosing weight. Now, to on more specifics regarding the actual type of swimming. I'd suggest ...
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