Swimming is a great exercise and perhaps the only exercise that can be practiced by all types of age. You can do swimming lifelong to keep yourself feet. Summer is coming and swimming pools are being prepared for you. You are surely waiting eagerly for that cool and blue water of pool which make you refresh in the scorching heat of the summer.
This article may help you to understand not only the enjoyment but also the benefits of swimming.
Regular swimming habit from the very childhoods helps us in many ways. It helps us to build a beautiful shape of the body, it helps to make muscle, tones them, it promotes fitness, and helps to loose weight. It helps to burn 3 calories a mile per pound of bodyweight. Swimming is considered to be the healthy and relaxing activity. It tones the body, strengthens the heart muscle and helps to carry a great amount of oxygen to different parts of our body. Thus swimming is an excellent cardiovascular exercise.
Swimming also helps to shred off excess weight and thus it helps to obese people to control their weight. Swimming is like aerobic. But unlike other weight training program, it does not put strain on connective tissues. Water carries the maximum weight of the body. For this reason it is a less painful exercise but gives the maximum benefit. It removes unwanted fat and muscle from leg and back portion of body very quickly and solves the problems, related to them.
People who are overweight, suffers a lot due to excess pain in their knee and ankle because these two things fail to carry the excess weight of the body. Doctors prescribe them walking or exercise to loose weight. But it is very painful because exercise creates excessive pressure. If they swim, they get maximum benefit without creating pressure on their knees.
Swimming is really an enjoyable thing. For this reason it keeps one in good mood. It has been found that swimming helps to banish stress and strain and keeps your mental state well. People suffer from cold very frequently may practice swimming to overcome this situation. Swimming helps to overcome insomnia making you tired and removing stress.Swimming has Hundreds benefits. So keep swimming.