Benefits of Swimming

Andrew Olson

Physical Health

Swimming Physical Health Benefits

  • Provides an all-over body workout, as nearly all of your muscles are used during swimming.
  • Swimming tones muscles and builds strength.
  • Helps maintain a healthy weight, healthy heart and lungs.
  • Builds endurance, muscle strength and cardiovascular fitness.

Mental / Emotional Health

Swimming Mental / Emotional health benefits

  • Relaxing and peaceful exercise
  • Alleviates stress
  • Swimming elicits a natural, positive response to being in the water
  • Studies have shown that people who sim regularly experience less tension, depression, and gain energy after a session in the pool.

Social Health

Swimming Social Health benefits

  • Swimming in a public pool offers an opportunity to meet new friends.
  • Spending time at a pool or beach with friends and family increases shared memory and better social health though social interaction and intimacy.
  • Just have fun with others in a pool or beach
  • Be around people whether friends or family

Intellectual Health Benefits

Swimming Intellectual Health Benefits

  • Clears you mind and allows you to relax.
  • Think things clearly and deeply without distractions.
  • Makes you concentrate and can improve you concentration and focus in class,
  • Relieves stress