Jun. 15, 2015

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Benefits of swimming

Now that the weather is nice and warm take your workout to the pool! Swimming is a great low-impact exercise and a fantastic way to get and stay fit. It is a great way to work out if you have and knee or joint injures.

Why choice swimming?

-In water, your weight is partially supported and your movements slowed, so you are less likely to injure yourself.

-Water offers a constant, gentle resistance allowing the intensity to be varied to suit all fitness levels.

- The decrease effect of gravity allows the joints to move more easily through a wider range of motion and improve flexibility.

- Moving through water is 12 times more dense, making swimming a resistance exercise

-Healthier Heart – Swimming is an aerobic exercise which helps strengthen the heart

-Great for weight control and staying in shape, swimming is known to be one of the biggest calorie burning exercise.

Swimming moves:

Front stroke

 

 

 Back stroke

There is also water aerobics and treading water also great workouts in the water.

Swimming is a fun enjoyable way to work out and burn the calories, It’s a fun activity for the whole family. Get out there get healthy and have fun!