‘Death By Cramp’ And Other Myths About Swimming After Eating


We all know the warning: wait an hour after eating before going swimming, or else you might drown. Turns out, it’s a myth. We take a look at the history behind the ‘death by cramp’ precaution. Only A Game reporter Karen Given(@klgiven) has the story.

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