Swimming, why do it?

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I guess, everybody gonna agree that swimming is really  healthy in its own way, also it is fun)

Swimming is a great workout because you need to move the whole body against the resistance of the water.

The facts, why it is worth trying:

  1. it keeps your heart rate up but takes some of the impact stress off your body;
  2. builds endurance, muscle strength, and cardiovascular fitness;
  3. helps maintain a healthy weight, healthy heart, and lungs;
  4. tones muscles and builds strength;
  5. provides an all-over body workout, as nearly all of your muscles are used during swimming;
  6. it is good for being relaxing and it is a peaceful form of exercise;
  7. alleviating stress;
  8. improving coordination, balance, and posture;
  9. improving flexibility;
  10. providing good low-impact therapy for some injuries and conditions;
  11. providing a pleasant way to cool down on a hot day;
  12. being available in many places- you can swim in swimming pools, beaches, lakes, dams, and rivers. Make sure that environment you choose to swim in is safe.

Well, getting started in swimming is easy. It is a sport for all age groups, skill and fitness levels.

If you decided to give it a chance, so choose a safe environment. Warm-up and stretch your muscles and joints before entering the water.

Drink regularly.

Do not overdo it if you are a beginner, it is not only about swimming, it is about all kinds of sport.

Finally, another piece of advice, see your doctor if you have not exercised for a long time.

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